Accession Number : AD0723572

Title :   Principles of Small Unit Weapons Firing

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Semikolenov, N P ; Bondarenko, F G ; Krasner, N Ya

PDF Url : AD0723572

Report Date : 12 Mar 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 337

Abstract : The book presents brief information on the development of the principles of firing, on modern weapons of rifle small units, on explosives and their properties, and information on interior and exterior ballistics; an understanding of the essense of aiming is presented and the design of various sights is given; questions on the practical significance of the shape of the trajectory and the action of shells (bullets) on a target are presented; the basic questions from the theory of probability and the theory of errors, dispersion, hit probability, and target destruction are illuminated.

Descriptors :   *SMALL ARMS, EXTERIOR BALLISTICS, GUN BARRELS, INTERIOR BALLISTICS, KILL PROBABILITIES, MORTARS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), PROJECTILE TRAJECTORIES, SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, TERMINAL BALLISTICS, USSR

Subject Categories : Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE