Accession Number : AD0292948

Title :   A STUDY ON REDUCING OR ELIMINATING AIR CONDITIONING OF THE PERSHING GUIDANCE AND CONTROL COMPARTMENT

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA ARMY INERTIAL GUIDANCE AND CONTROL LAB AND CENTER

Personal Author(s) : VANHOFF,PETER A. ; GAMBILL,RUSSELL T.

Report Date : 01 NOV 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A study is presented on the possibility of removing or reducing the air conditioning now required by the PERSHING guidance and control compartment. A climatical study was made to establish the operational environ ent, and a propo ed laboratory test program is described to det rmine gui nc and co rol compartment operating temperature, specific t sts to be performed on a missile, and the missile modifications and test equipment required. Also included are manpower and cost estimates for the proposed test program. (Author)

Descriptors :   *AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT, *SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, *INERTIAL GUIDANCE, *TACTICAL WEAPONS, CLIMATE, CONTROL SYSTEMS, COSTS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, TEMPERATURE, TEST METHODS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE