Accession Number : ADA300522

Title :   Ballisticians in War and Peace. A History of the United States Army Ballistics Research Laboratory. Volume 3. 1977-1992,

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 1977-1992,

Corporate Author : ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Reed, Harry L., Jr

PDF Url : ADA300522

Report Date : 31 DEC 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 297

Abstract : The Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL) now part of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) was created to conduct research in the field of ballistics and in related areas of technology as applied to U.S. Army weapon systems. Volumes I and II of Ballisticians in War and Peace1 describe the BRL's program from its nascent days during World War I, through the formal creation of the BRL in 1938, through World War II, and on through 1976.

Descriptors :   *ARMY RESEARCH, *BALLISTICS, WARFARE, GLOBAL, WEAPON SYSTEMS, ARMY EQUIPMENT, AMMUNITION, KINETIC ENERGY PROJECTILES, TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES).

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE