Uniaxial Compression of GEM Reprocessed Experimental Gun Propellant

Report No. ARL-TR-2620
Authors: Michael G. Leadore
Date/Pages: December 2001; 37 pages
Abstract: The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) conducted the material test systems (MTS) servo-hydraulic tester (SHT)high-rate mechanical response of one lot of Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)-manufactured high-energy gun propellant. The material was designated as GEM Reprocessed by the NSWC and given a lot number of IH94000WPB26-0116. The lot was a candidate propellant for the Navy 5-in/62 gun round (test sets 17?19/Fiscal 01).
Distribution: Approved for public release
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