Accession Number:

ADP000449

Title:

Design of the Advanced High Kinetic Energy Launch System

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BLACK AND VEATCH KANSAS CITY MO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

This report describes the design of a facility to provide for destructive testing of U.S. and foreign munitions, up to and including 155 mm. The facility consists of a Range Tunnel designed to resist the muzzle blast of an artillery weapon and a large steel dome structure designed to contain the blast effects of 64 pounds of TNT.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE