Accession Number:

ADD019247

Title:

Assembly and Method for Testing an Underwater Gun

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 7 Nov 96, patented 14 Jul 98,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-07-14

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

A test assembly for testing an underwater gun in a tank of liquid includes for disposition in the tank in the liquid, a mount for accepting and retaining the gun to be tested, a plurality of baffle plates, each having an aperture therethrough for alignment with a muzzle portion of the gun, a plurality of witness screens for alignment with the gun muzzle portion, a plurality of motion detection sensors for alignment with the apertures of the baffle plates, and a bullet receptacle for alignment with the gun muzzle portion for receiving a bullet fired from the gun. The invention further contemplates a method for testing underwater guns, utilizing the above assembly.

Subject Categories:

  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE