Mitigation of External Fuel Tank Damage from Overmatching Shaped Charge Threats

Report No. ARL-TR-8712
Authors: Seth J Copeland, Michael Keele, Seth Halsey
Date/Pages: June 2019; 35 pages
Abstract: This study examined a) baseline damage to a metallic fuel tank when impacted by either a shaped charge jet or explosively formed penetrator threat and b) methods to mitigate the damage from a shaped charge threat, specifically addition of either an internal lining or external wrap, were evaluated.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: June 1, 2019