Accession Number : ADA115427

Title :   A Compact Range for Internal Ballistic Assessment of Small Arms Ammunition.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : WEAPONS SYSTEMS RESEARCH LAB ADELAIDE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Adams,K H J

PDF Url : ADA115427

Report Date : Feb 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A compact ballistic range has been set up for measuring action time, in-barrel pressures and muzzle velocity for small calibre ammunition. Inexpensive commercial sky screens have been modified to provide a very accurate velocity meter. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Small arms ammunition, *Interior ballistics, *Measuring instruments, *Ranges(Facilities), Test equipment, Velocity, Muzzle velocity, Gun propellants, Foreign technology, Australia

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE