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Optical Engineering

Field Photography of Projectiles in Flight
Author(s): Paul M. Giles
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Paper Abstract

Artillery type projectiles are evaluated in flight for flight integrity and surface-evident structural failures by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Group W-3, by three photographic techniques: (1) range surveillance and gross failures by high speed framing cameras, (2) multiple observations along the firing range by Drum-Film-Image-Synchronized cameras, and (3) photo-chamber, suppressed light microflash photography, utilizing plate and/or drum cameras.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1970
PDF: 8 pages
Opt. Eng. 8(3) doi: 10.1117/12.7971518
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 8, Issue 3
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Paul M. Giles, University of California (United States)


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