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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE