Accession Number:

ADB010100

Title:

GFU-6/E 30mm Ammunition Loader for GAU-8A Gun System

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1974-Oct 1975

Corporate Author:

COLONEY (WAYNE H) CO INC TALLAHASSEE FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

This effort involved the technical evaluation of an engineering model design, fabrication and testing of the prototype delivery of the system to Eglin AFB, Florida for gun system interface and technical assistance during the test and evaluation at Edwards AFB, California. A single prototype was constructed. Descriptions and details of the system and its operation are included and safety, reliability and maintainability features are discussed. Recommendations for engineering changes for a production loader are also included.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE