Accession Number:

ADB029486

Title:

Ballistic Evaluation of Aircraft Explosion Suppression Materials

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Dec 1975-Mar 1976

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT DYNAMICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

81.0

Abstract:

This report presents the test results of a comparison of the ballistic performance of coarse and fine pore hybrid polyether urethane foams blue, coarse and fine pore polyester urethane foams red and yellow, Astrocated red foam, and a metal arrestor Explosafe, made by Vulcan Industrial Packaging Limited, Canada. The materials were primarily tested wet JP-4 with a stoichiometric mixture. Threats included 23-mm HEI and 50-Caliber API. The report contains information about the test set-up, results, conclusions, and the fuelair ratio measurement system.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Plastics
  • Explosions
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE