Accession Number : ADA318992

Title :   Design for Maximizing RHA Penetration of Yawed Penetrators.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN INST FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Lee, Minhyung

PDF Url : ADA318992

Report Date : MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The objective of this work is to analyze the penetration performance of an anti-armor kinetic energy penetrator with increased RHA penetration during yawed impact. Two penetrators are proposed: a variable diameter penetrator and a variable density penetrator.

Descriptors :   *ANTIARMOR AMMUNITION, *ARMOR PLATE, YAW, DEFORMATION, IMPACT STRENGTH, PENETRATION, KINETIC ENERGY, KINETIC ENERGY PROJECTILES, TARGET STRENGTH, TUNGSTEN ALLOYS, IMPACT POINT.

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Armor
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE