Accession Number : AD0858573

Title :   Engineering Test of Armament Subsystem, 20-mm, XM35 on AH-1G Helicopter.

Descriptive Note : Partial rept. no. 1, 1 Apr-9 Jul 69,

Corporate Author : ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD MATERIEL TESTING DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Hanel, O. S.

Report Date : JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 52

Abstract : The engineering test of the XM35 subsystem is being performed to determine the safety characteristics of the subsystem and to determine functioning and reliability of the subsystem in relation to the technical requirements. The environmental test phases, (high and low temperature, humidity, and vibration) were performed in April through 9 July 1969. Tests of the subsystem on the aircraft are scheduled to begin in September 1969.

Descriptors :   (*AIRCRAFT GUNS, HELICOPTERS), AUTOMATIC WEAPONS, SAFETY, RELIABILITY, AERIAL GUNNERY, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, HUMIDITY, VIBRATION, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), FIRING MECHANISMS(AMMUNITION).

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE