Accession Number : AD0499514

Title :   Test of New Type Power Drives and Controls for Gun Mounts. Firing Tests of 5 in./38 Caliber Twin Mount Mark 38 Mod 3 with Train and Elevation Power Drives Mark 41 Mod 0.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s) : Sloan, D. C.

Report Date : 10 DEC 1952

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : On 2 October 1951 the Proving Ground received a 5 in./38 Caliber Twin Mount Mark 38 Mod 3 for tests of the elevation and train power drives Mark 41. These power drives have main power motors utilizing 950 volt, 400 cycle electric current and controls utilizing 115 volt, 400 cycle current. The object of the tests was to determine whether these power drives would conform to the requirements of accuracy, during gunfire, specified in NAVORD O.S. 6006.

Descriptors :   (*GUN MOUNTS, DRIVES), (*NAVAL GUNS, GUN MOUNTS), ELEVATING GEAR, TRAINING GEAR, NAVAL GUNNERY, ACCURACY, FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM COMPONENTS, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), ELECTRIC MOTORS.

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE