Accession Number:

ADA954868

Title:

Comparative Effectiveness of Armor-Defeating Ammunition

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1951-11-08

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

There are, at present, two major types of armor-defeating ammunition projectiles which depend upon their own kinetic energy to pierce or punch a hole through armor, and explosive-loaded shell which, upon impact and denotation against armor, generate the energy required for the defeat of the target.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE