Accession Number : AD0896223

Title :   Aircraft Drops of Mine Parachute, XG-18C, Attached to Mine, Mk. 25 Mod. 1.

Descriptive Note : Partial rept. no. 1,

Corporate Author : NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s) : Hall, E. B.

Report Date : 15 MAR 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Aircraft drops of Mine Parachute XG-18c attached to Mine, Mk. 25 Mod 1 are reported. These tests were conducted to determine the maximum velocity and flight characteristics of the parachute attached to the mine. Other areas discussed included the terminal velocity of the mine-parachute combinations.

Descriptors :   (*AERIAL MINES, PARACHUTE DESCENTS), (*CARGO PARACHUTES, IMPACT TESTS), CORDAGE, NYLON, NAVAL MINES, VELOCITY, EJECTION, LAUNCHING, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, PHOTOTHEODOLITES, LOW ALTITUDE, TERMINAL BALLISTICS, HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, IMPACT SHOCK, RECOVERY.

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE