Engineering Models of Reactive Munitions and Damage Effects
Department of Defense
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Applied Research Assoc., Inc.
4300 San Mateo Blvd., Ne, Suite 220, Albuquerque, NM, 87110
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Gunnar W. Recht
AbstractWarhead design calculations and weapons effectiveness estimates require a methodology to predict structural response and the associated damage to air targets from reactive munitions. The objectives for the proposed Phase I study effort are to develop candidate launch conditioning, reaction initiation and reaction rate methodology, to incorporate existing ballistic, blast and quasi-static pressure response and damage codes to complete a reactive munition methodology and computer model, to compare the reactive fragment model predictions with existing test results and simulations, to identify requirements for new model developments, and to develop a test and analysis plan for completing the development of the reactive munition methodology and computer model to be accomplished during the Phase II effort.
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