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Scale-Model Study of Behavior of Parachute-Retarded Weapons at Ground Impact
LaCoss, W D [Organization 5131]
Document Type:
Publication Date:
1958 Feb 26
Document Pages:
38 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-TM-196-57(51); ALSNL199700000594
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
OpenNet Modified Date:
1999 Sep 28
The basic device used for testing was an air gun mounted on a truck. It was continuously adjusted position-wise to enable the duplication of various impact attitudes & velocities, calculated from parachute trajectories. Wind velocities simulated.

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