Accession Number : AD0769596

Title :   Evolution and Development of a Tow Blast Simulator.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA PROPULSION DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Betts,R. E. ; Williams,N. P. ; Thomas,W. E.

Report Date : AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The report covers the work performed in developing a noise-simulation device for use in TOW training. Items covered are: background information on an original design, its problems and causes of failures, an interim quick-fix design which improves performance reliability, and a new firecracker design which is safe, highly reliable, and much lower in cost. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BLAST, *GUIDED MISSILE SIMULATORS), TRAINING DEVICES, PROPELLANT GRAINS, EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN, GUIDED MISSILES

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Surface-launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE