Accession Number:

ADB279562

Title:

Ballistic Tests of STS Armor Plate, Using 37-mm Projectiles

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PRINCETON UNIV NJ

Report Date:

1943-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Data are reported concerning the ballistic limit of STS armor - Brinell hardness 270 - for 37-mm projectiles M51 without cap and windshield. Armor plates of thicknesses from 12 to 2 in. were used. Auxiliary tests with smaller caliber projectiles are also included these tests were made on plates down to 14 in. thick.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE