Accession Number : ADA292946

Title :   M864 Cargo Expulsion Failure Investigation.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1991-1994,,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL N J FIRE SUPPORT ARMAMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Rasmussen, Paul N.

PDF Url : ADA292946

Report Date : MAR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : This report details the engineering investigation surrounding the cargo expulsion failures of the M864 dual purpose improved conventional munition artillery projectile. The investigation examined the specific causes of the failure mechanism and identify four solutions to the problem. The investigation was terminated before final testing was concluded.

Descriptors :   *PROJECTILES, TEST AND EVALUATION, SOLUTIONS(GENERAL), ENGINEERING, CARGO, AMMUNITION, FAILURE(MECHANICS), ARTILLERY AMMUNITION.

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE