Accession Number : AD0809436

Title :   THE EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENT ON ORDNANCE DESIGN,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : McKnight, Thomas R.

Report Date : 09 AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : This report describes some of the effects of world wide service environments on ordnance. It emphasizes the importance of an ordnance design approach which is based on the requirements of the anticipated extremes in these environments. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ORDNANCE, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, DETERIORATION, MATERIALS, TEMPERATURE, BARNACLES, FUZES(ORDNANCE), DAMAGE, VIBRATION, SUBMARINE HULLS, STORAGE, STEEL, CARBON, BUOYS, MACHINES, FAILURE(MECHANICS), MARINE ENGINES, PANAMA, VIETNAM, AIRCRAFT CARRIERS.

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Aerial Bombs
      Armor
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE