Accession Number:

ADP005327

Title:

Criteria for Blast Damage from Distant Gun Fire and Explosions

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND

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Report Date:

1986-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Activities on many Army installations involve the firing of guns and the detonation of explosives. These activities generate blast waves that propagate to neighboring communities claims, reviews the types of residential damage claimed, and describes the blast damage threshold criteria. This paper recommends safe from damage distances for typical military blast-producing events.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE