Accession Number : AD0785514

Title :   Study into the Operational Characteristics of a Recoilless Rifle Mounted on Army Helicopters. Volume II. Analysis of the Flow Field Generated During the Firing of a Recoilless Rifle.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 72-Oct 73,

Corporate Author : LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC HUNTSVILLE ALA HUNTSVILLE RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Lott,Robert A. ; Smith,Sheldon D. ; Prozan,Robert J.

Report Date : JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 88

Abstract : The results presented in this report represent the analytical portion of the investigation into the feasibility of mounting a 105 mm recoilless rifle on Army helicopters.

Descriptors :   *HELICOPTERS, *GUNSHIPS, *RECOILLESS GUNS, ARMY AIRCRAFT, RIFLES, GAS FLOW, FLOW FIELDS, OVERPRESSURE, BREECH MECHANISMS, SUPPRESSORS

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE