Accession Number : ADA329939

Title :   Target and Shaped Charge Alignment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Barnhill, Thomas ; Horwath, Edward

PDF Url : ADA329939

Report Date : AUG 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : The procedures used by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Weapons Technology Directorate, Armor Mechanics Branch, to position and align a shaped charge, chemical energy (CE) warhead are discussed in detail. Special coverage of methods for range crew warhead placement and alignment to impact certain target positions at specific azimuth, elevation, and obliquity is detailed in this report.

Descriptors :   *ALIGNMENT, *SHAPED CHARGE WARHEADS, ARMY RESEARCH, IMPACT, EMPLACEMENT, AZIMUTH, PROJECTILE TRAJECTORIES, TANK CREWS, ACTIVATION ENERGY.

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE