Accession Number : AD0374205

Title :   IMPROVEMENTS IN UNDERWATER EXPLOSION SYSTEMS: FIELD TESTS, PHASE II,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Coleburn ,N. L. ; Roslund ,L. A. ; Heathcote ,T. B. ; Niffenegger,C. R.

Report Date : 10 JUN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Underwater shock wave pressure-time recordings of detonations of 70-lb charges were made. The charges were initiated by three newly developed methods. Improvements up to 14% in shock wave energy were found. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, SHOCK WAVES), PRESSURE, TIME, MEASUREMENT, EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), EFFECTIVENESS, TEST METHODS, ENERGY (U) TORPEDO WARHEADS, SPHERES, DESIGN

Subject Categories : Torpedoes
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE