Accession Number:

ADA568926

Title:

Development of a Telemetry-Enabled High-G Projectile Carrier

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 2008-5 May 2012

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD WEAPONS AND MATERIALS RESEARCH DIRECTORATE

Report Date:

2012-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

The Guidance Technologies Branch GTB of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory ARL was contracted by Goodrich Sensors and Integrated Systems GSIS to assist them in conducting experimental evaluations of the survivability and performance of a developmental inertial measurement unit IMU in the high-g launch and flight environment of gun-launched projectiles. GTBs role, as outlined by the statement of work, was to provide carrier projectiles that would achieve prescribed dynamics and would house the GSIS IMU with a companion transmitter, an additional proven truth standard ARL sensor suite, and collection and transmission hardware for telemetering sensor data throughout planned flight experiments. GTB also performed the experimental design and provided field support to meet the evaluation criteria, satisfy data capture requirements, and obtain post-flight recovery of the test items.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE