Accession Number : ADA300523

Title :   Ballisticians in War and Peace. A History of the United States Army Ballistic Research Laboratories. Volume 1. 1914-1956,

Corporate Author : ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Barber, Gordon

PDF Url : ADA300523

Report Date : 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 116

Abstract : During the first year of U.S. involvement in World War I, the Army's ballistic problems were handled by Captain E. M. Ayer, Lieutenant R. H. Kent, and Lieutenant S. W. Alexander in the Artillery Ammunition Section of the Gun Division, Office, Chief of Ordnance (OCO). In addition to other duties, this group planned range firings of new cannon, supervised the ballistic firings conducted at Sandy Hook Proving Ground, computed firing tables, and compiled the first complete table of

Descriptors :   *ARMY RESEARCH, *BALLISTICS, WARFARE, ORGANIZATIONS, PEACETIME, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), AMMUNITION, ORDNANCE, GUNS, ARTILLERY AMMUNITION, FIRING TABLES.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE