Accession Number:

AD0919852

Title:

20MM Plastic/Misch Metal Incendiary Projectile.

Corporate Author:

ORLANDO TECHNOLOGY INC FL

Report Date:

1974-02-01

Abstract:

This report summarizes an eight-month program to develop a less complex and expensive 20mm incendiary projectile which is equal to or greater than the M56 A3A4 HEI in incendiary effects against aircraft fuel cells. The approach consists of EMPLOYING THE PYROPHORIC PROPERTIES OF MISCH METAL ALLOYS FOR INCENDIARY CAPABILITY USING A PLASTIC JACKET FOR LOW COST AND LOW BARREL WEAR, AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND ENCAPSULATION OF THE MISCH METAL CORE OPTIMIZING MISCH METAL CORE MATERIAL AND CONFIGURATION WITH REGARD TO INCENDIARY EFFECTS AND BALLISTIC STABILITY AND FABRICATING 1500 PROJECTILES OF THE FINAL DESIGN FOR FURTHER TEST AND EVALUATION Author, modified-PL

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May-Dec 73,

Pages:

0130

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Contract Number:

F08635-73-C-0121

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