Accession Number : AD0474823

Title :   STUDIES TO DETERMINE OPTIMUM LUNETTE LOAD FOR THE LANCE LIGHTWEIGHT LAUNCHER,

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING LAB REDSTONE ARSENAL AL GRO UND EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Cristensen, D. E. ; Strickland, R. I.

Report Date : 25 JUL 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : This report presents studies to determine an optimum static lunette load for the LANCE lightweight launcher. Included are studies pertaining to prime mover and launcher dynamics, grade ability, braking loads, stopping distance, and human factors of manhandling the launcher. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, TOW BARS), LOADS(FORCES), OPTIMIZATION, TOWING VEHICLES, DYNAMICS, BRAKING, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, HANDLING, RESPONSE, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, FORCE(MECHANICS), ACCELERATION, GROUND SPEED, DEFLECTION, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES.

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE