Accession Number : AD0771171
Title : Fuel-Rich Magnesium/Oxidizer Mixes as Drag-Reducing Fumers.
Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,
Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
Personal Author(s) : Ward,J. Richard ; Pahel,Richard K.
Report Date : OCT 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 23
Abstract : The Army is seeking increased ammunition effectiveness by reduction of projectile base drag. Evidence is presented that the excess magnesium in fuel-rich magnesium/oxidizer mixes vaporizes and burns with air indicating that these materials are attractive fumer candidates. (Modified author abstract)
Descriptors : *Magnesium, *Oxidation, *Vaporization, Oxidizers, Air, Tracer ammunition, Drag reduction, Base flow
Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE