Criteria for Blast Damage from Distant Gun Fire and Explosions
ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND
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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.