Theoretical and experimental research of anti-tank kinetic penetrator ballistics

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Abstract

A mathematical-physical model of the hypersonic anti-tank kinetic subcalibre projectile for 120 mm munition was built. Computer simulations of the projectile flight were performed for any angle of shooting, from 0° to 90°. Trajectories of projectile flights were determined considering all angles of shooting. Theoretical calculations were verified by experimental measurement of the projectile velocity in time while shooting on a test range. Some conclusions with regard to safety during hypersonic projectile shooting on the test range were formulated.

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