Accession Number : AD0901792

Title :   Lightweight Individual Weapon Systems (LIWS).

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY LAND WARFARE LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Buchanan, John D.

Report Date : MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 157

Abstract : The purpose of this program was to test and evaluate the commercially available submachine guns manufactured by Military Armaments Corporation, Powder Springs, Georgia. The tests were conducted by the Small Arms Branch of the Materiel Testing Directorate, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MACHINE GUNS, *INFANTRY, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), WEAPONS, SEMIAUTOMATIC WEAPONS, AUTOMATIC WEAPONS, GUN BARRELS, PISTOLS, FIRING MECHANISMS(WEAPON), ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, LIQUID IMMERSION TESTS, TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, SAFETY EQUIPMENT, SAFETY, VELOCITY, DROP TESTS, COOK OFF, SMALL ARMS, NOISE, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, PENETRATION, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), RUPTURE, CRACKS, FAILURE, GUN BARREL ATTACHMENTS, DUST, SAND, MUD, QUALITY CONTROL, CARTRIDGE CASES, EJECTION, SALT SPRAY TESTS.

Subject Categories : Guns
      Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE