Accession Number : ADA017510

Title :   U. S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Development Test ii - Common Test Operations 'Procedures Projectile Seating and Fallback'.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date : 29 JUL 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : A method is provided for evaluating projectile seating and retention characteristics as related to projectile fallback within the weapon chamber. Techniques and tools are described for measuring seating and determining retention characteristics as applied to separate-loading ammunition. This information does not apply to artillery projectiles fired with fixed and semifixed ammunition.

Descriptors :   *Projectiles, *Breech mechanisms, *Artillery ammunition, *Gun chambers, Tolerances(Mechanics), Loading(Handling), Sizes(Dimensions), High explosive ammunition, Depth, Fittings, Balloting(Interior ballistics)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE