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Physics of direct hit and near miss warhead technology

Author: Richard M Lloyd
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©2001.
Series: Progress in astronautics and aeronautics, v. 194.
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This title discusses direct hit technology in conjunction with a class of warheads coined "near miss or direct hit warhead technology". These warheads utilize most of their entire volume and mass as  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lloyd, Richard M.
Physics of direct hit and near miss warhead technology.
Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, ©2001
(DLC) 2002265790
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Lloyd
OCLC Number: 604165693
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 416 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1. Introduction to Near Miss Warhead Technology I. System Design Overview II. Introduction to Advanced Warhead Concept III. Near Miss Warhead Concepts IV. Aimable KE-Rod Warhead V. Isotropic Rod Warheads VI. Jettison Warhead Technology VII. Forward-Firing Warhead Technology VIII. Isotropic and Aimable Mode of Operation IX. Jettison Warhead Mode of Operation X. Direct Hit Considerations XI. A One-Two Punch Approach XII. Improving the Odds XIII. Countermeasure Considerations XIV. Pursuit Evasion Considerations XV. Direct Hit Modeling and Simulation XVI. In-Close Warhead Modeling and Simulation XVII. Endgame Simulation Technology Prototype XVIII. Model Considerations References Chapter 2. Direct Hit Mechanisms I. Direct Hit System Considerations II. Aimpoint Considerations III. Direct Hit Modeling Considerations and Lethality Calculations IV. Far Field Damage Considerations V. Ballast Considerations VI. Direct Hit Testing Techniques References Chapter 3. Kinetic Energy Rod Warhead Physics I. Introduction II. Aimed Kinetic Energy Rod Warhead III. Deployment Considerations IV. Fragment Core Warhead with Jettison Charges V. Aimable Kinetic Energy Rod Warhead with Shield VI. Kinetic Energy Rod Warhead with Foam Core VII. Central Core Design Considerations VIII. Novel Penetrator Concepts IX. Further Novel Concepts X. Isotropic Rod Warhead Concepts XI. Modified Jellyroll Concept XII. Aimable/Isotropic Concepts References Chapter 4. Forward-Firing Warhead Technology I. Introduction II. Forward-Firing Warhead Description III. Fixed Forward-Firing Warhead IV. Gimbaled Forward-Firing Warhead V. Inner Gimbal VI. Motor Considerations VII. Outer Gimbal Considerations VIII. System Design Considerations IX. Obliquity Angle Considerations X. Forward-Firing Warhead Lethality XI. Probability of Inclusion XII. Probability of Kill Considerations XIII. Optimized Fragment Spray Density XIV. Forward-Firing Warhead Options XV. Premade Fragment Warhead Design XVI. Design Equations XVII. Velocity and Angle Distributions XVIII. Hydrocode Modeling of Warhead XIX. Spray Angle Design Trades XX. Fragment Break-up Consideration at Launch XXI. Backward Burning and Other Warhead Concepts XXII. Projectile Charge (P-charge) Warhead Configuration XXIII. P-charge Design Physics XXIV. Summary References Chapter 5. Lethality Enhancement Technology Applied To Kill Vehicles I. Introduction II. LED Design Overview III. Isotropic Toroid Ring Concept IV. Deployment Mechanism Design V. Projectile Design and Selection Criteria VI. Isotropic Spray Pattern Considerations VII. Aimable LED Concept VIII. Aimed LED Design Details IX. Rearward-Firing LED X. Expanding Focused LED XI. Implosion LED Concept XII. Forward-Firing Telescoping LED Concept XIII. Fixed Arm LED Concept XIV. Rotating LED Concept XV. Summary References Chapter 6. Vulnerability of Ballistic Missiles I. Descriptions of TBM Payload Threats II. Vulnerability Overview III. Component Vulnerability IV. Identifying Critical Dudding Components V. TBM Description VI. Critical Dudding Components VII. Vulnerability/Lethality Assessment VIII. Endgame Modeling and Terminal Ballistic Considerations IX. Kill Mechanisms X. Target Perforation Mechanics XI. Rod Penetration Mechanics XII. Star-Like Penetration Equations XIII. Obliquity Considerations XIV. Yaw Considerations XV. Liquid Penetration XVI. Rod Considerations Against Thin Plates XVII. Unitary High Explosive Damage XVIII. Initiation Modeling XIX. Skin Effects on Fragment Impact XX. Hydraulic Ram Effects XXI. Liquid-Filled Submunition/Bomblet XXII. Multiple Impact Effects XXIII. Multiple Impact Modeling Against Ballistic Missiles XXIV. Model Development Concept XXV. Overview of Model XXVI. Fragment Beam Intensity XXVII. RAYSCAN Modeling Against Ballistic Missiles XXVIII. Element Methodology XXIX. Simultaneous Impacts XXX. Submunition Modeling Concepts XXXI. Lethality Test Program XXXII. Test Target Configuration XXXIII. Mat-projector Gun Design XXXIV. Mat-projector Test Setup with TBM Target XXXV. TBM Submunition Target Damage XXXVI. Penetration vs Fragment Spacing XXXVII. Projectile Selection Based on Endgame Modeling XXXVIII. Lethality Simulation Trades XXXIX. Test Overview XL. Blast Effects XLI. Weapon Considerations XLII. Blast Wave Considerations XLIII. Structural Damage Considerations XLIV. Internal Heating Considerations References.
Series Title: Progress in astronautics and aeronautics, v. 194.
Other Titles: Direct hit and near miss warhead technology
Responsibility: Richard M. Lloyd.


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