Accession Number : AD0666789

Title :   WIRE WOUND CARTRIDGE CASE.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP PITTSBURGH PA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Sampson,Ronald N. ; Dixon,Robert R. ; Bratkowski,Walter V.

Report Date : JAN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Results are presented of a 3 month concept study of a second generation cartridge case for 152 mm ammunition. The concept described herein consists of a wire wound cartridge case bonded together with a resinous binder. The wire may be a metal or non-metal. One end of the wire is fastened to the projectile and as the projectile is fired the wire unspools and is carried from the gun.

Descriptors :   (*CARTRIDGE CASES, WIRE), AMMUNITION, PLASTICS, ARTILLERY, BINDERS, GUNS, STEEL, TENSILE PROPERTIES, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, STRESSES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE