Accession Number:

ADB011413

Title:

Terminal Ballistic Characterization of a 20mm Plastic Frangible Projectile

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar-Nov 1974

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE ARMAMENT LAB EGLIN AFB FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

Tests were conducted to determine the terminal ballistic characteristics of a 20mm plastic frangible projectile when fired into loose Eglin sand. The distribution and velocities of reflected platelets are presented for various projectile impact angles and impact velocities.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE