Distance Traveled by a Hypervelocity Projectile in Air

Report No. ARL-TR-5612
Authors: William P. Walters and Steven B. Segletes
Date/Pages: July 2011; 24 pages
Abstract: An analytical study was conducted to determine the distance a high speed projectile, such as a shaped charge jet particle or a similar projectile, would travel in air when fired horizontally or vertically. The results are applicable to range safety when conducting tests with such devices.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: July 1, 2011