Accession Number:

ADB279079

Title:

Toward New Horizons. Volume 10. Explosives and Terminal Ballistics

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1946-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

Contents. Part 2 - Properties of High Explosives Introduction and Summary General Discussion Solid Explosives - Solid Explosive Mixtures and Aluminized Explosives Liquid Explosives Quantitative Comparison Table 1 Table 2. Part 3 - Terminal Ballistics and Destructive Effects Summary Means of Producing Damage Basic Physical Principles - Impact and Penetration, Fragmentation, Blast in Air, Blast in earth or Water, Debris, Fire, Chemical Actions, etc. Classification of Targets Types of Existing Weapons Factors Influencing Selection of Weapons for Attack - Getting Weapons to the Target, Countermeasures, Fusing, Major Uncertainties, and Present Status of Weapons Selection Future Needs.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE