Accession Number : ADA307046

Title :   Velocity Variation Over Time for NACO Rounds.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER INDIAN HEAD DIV MD

Personal Author(s) : Peters, Susan T.

PDF Url : ADA307046

Report Date : 29 FEB 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Firing records covering the master powder shots associated with over 15 years worth of 5-in powder proof firings are examined for velocity degradation over time. None is found, though an increase in velocity is seen. An explanation for this behavior is offered.

Descriptors :   *VELOCITY, *GUN BARRELS, *FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), DEGRADATION, POWDERS, VARIATIONS, RECORDS, POWDER BAGS.

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE