Accession Number : AD0378708

Title :   AN INVESTIGATION OF SOME OF THE EFFECTS OF TUBE WEAR ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE M32, M41, M58 AND T254 TANK GUNS.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Christman, Edward C.

Report Date : JUL 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : Some effects of tube wear on the accuracy and lethality of several tank gun ammunition systems have been investigated. Recommendations are made concerning gun tube condemnation criteria. (Author)

Descriptors :   , , (*GUNS, TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES)), (*WEAR RESISTANCE, GUNS), GUN BARRELS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), AMMUNITION, FAILURE(MECHANICS), PROJECTILES, FAILURE, STABILITY (U) VELOCITY, KILL PROBABILITIES, RANGE(DISTANCE), HIGH EXPLOSIVE AMMUNITION, ANTITANK AMMUNITION.

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE