Scale-Model Study of Behavior of Parachute-Retarded Weapons at Ground Impact
1958 Feb 26
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry 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.