Accession Number : AD0472371

Title :   SOME AERODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF A LOW-VELOCITY PROJECTILE WITH HEMISPHERICAL NOSE AND L/D OF 4.3.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Piddington, Maynard J.

Report Date : APR 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : A limited test program of the projectile was conducted for analysis of its aerodynamic characteristics. The results of this test are presented and disucssed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS), (*PROJECTILES, EXTERIOR BALLISTICS), FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), DRAG, YAW, ROTATING BANDS, MOMENTS, STABILITY, DAMPING, FORCE(MECHANICS), MAGNUS EFFECT, RANGE(DISTANCE), VELOCITY, PROJECTILE CAPS.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE