Assembly and Method for Testing an Underwater Gun
Patent, Filed 7 Nov 96, patented 14 Jul 98,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Underwater Ordnance