Accession Number : AD0499387

Title :   3-IN./50 Projectiles Mk. 33 - Cook-off Tests.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s) : Wilson, V.

Report Date : 21 JUL 1950

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : This test was conducted to determine the cook-off times for 3-in./50 caliber loaded and fuzed projectiles subjected to temperatures resulting in a gun after various numbers of rapid-fire bursts.

Descriptors :   (*PROJECTILES, COOK OFF), RDX, PROJECTILE FUZES, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), SAFETY, TEMPERATURE, GUN BARRELS, TRAINING AMMUNITION, THERMOCOUPLES, FURNACES, PROXIMITY FUZES, GUN MOUNTS, SAND, TNT.

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE