Accession Number : AD0762118

Title :   An Evaluation of Fire Control Systems for Use with Automatic Cannon on Combat Vehicles.

Descriptive Note : Technical research rept.,

Corporate Author : FRANKFORD ARSENAL PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s) : Pfleger,Kenneth R. ; Cerrato,Louis R.

Report Date : FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The report presents an evaluation of the firing accuracy of combat vehicles firing automatic cannon against ground targets. The basic performance capabilities of current weapon systems employing varying degrees of fire control sophistication. Data on closed-loop fire control systems are also presented. Conclusions based on these evaluations and an outline for future analytical effort are also included. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*AUTOMATIC WEAPONS, *FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS), (*TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES), AUTOMATIC WEAPONS), (*SURFACE TARGETS, *KILL PROBABILITIES), MISS DISTANCE, FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM COMPONENTS, ERRORS, RANGE TABLES

Subject Categories : Combat Vehicles
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE