Accession Number : AD0692074

Title :   AIRBLAST CHARACTERISTICS OF AN/FO, PHASE I,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Sadwin,L. D. ; Pittman,J. F.

Report Date : 30 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : Ammonium nitrate/fuel oil (AN/FO) charges weighing from 260 to 4,090 pounds were fired in a surface burst mode. Airblast side-on over-pressures and positive shock wave duration were measured and compared with those from 238-pound TNT hemispheres fired as controls. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIRBURST, BLAST), (*EXPLOSIVES, AIRBURST), FUEL OIL, AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS, NITRATES, BLAST, DETONATION WAVES, EXPLOSIVE CHARGES, CRATERING, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, TNT

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE