Accession Number : AD0476439

Title :   THE AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF AN OGIVE CYLINDER WITH SPLIT-SKIRT STABILIZER AT SUBSONIC, TRANSONIC AND SUPERSONIC SPEEDS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Regan, Frank J.

Report Date : 19 OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 79

Abstract : The split-skirt is a variable drag bomb stabilizer which is being studied by the U. S. Naval Ordnance Laboratory. This report gives the results of static and dynamic wind-tunnel tests of several configurations formed from various combinations of three noses and four skirts. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BOMB FINS, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS), (*BOMBS, STABILITY), (*STABILIZATION SYSTEMS, BOMBS), STABILITY, NOSE CONES, OGIVES, AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS, DRAG, FORCE(MECHANICS), MOMENTS, AERODYNAMIC LOADING, PITCH(MOTION), DAMPING, ANGLE OF ATTACK, ROLL, YAW, WIND TUNNEL MODELS, MODEL TESTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), EXPERIMENTAL DATA, SUBSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, TRANSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS.

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Dynam, Config & Cntrl Surfaces
      Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE