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Ballistics Testing

February 26, 2018

Ballistics testing is an essential part of the production of a variety of products. What is ballistics testing, what is it used for and how is it applied? What Is Ballistics Testing? Ballistics is defined as the study and science...

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Solicitation Alert: SPEAR Family of Tactical Headborne Systems Coxswain Helmet System

May 15, 2017

Solicitation Title: SPEAR Family of Tactical Headborne Systems Coxswain Helmet System Issued by: U.S. Special Operations Command Solicitation Number: H92222-17-R-027 Solicitation Location: Click here for Solicitation Issued: 12 May 2017 Response Date: 25 July 2017 Other details/instructions: This is only...

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Solicitation Alert: Naval Security Forces Vests IDIQ

May 3, 2017

The Solicitation Reminder is a service of NTS Wichita and Chesapeake Testing divisions to help our customers uncover Federal Business Opportunities. We hope that you find this a valuable benefit of your partnership with us.   Solicitation Title: Naval Security...

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Solicitation Alert: Plate Carrier System, Generation II, and Components

October 17, 2016

Solicitation Title: Plate Carrier System, Generation II, and Components Issued by: DLA Troop Support Solicitation Number: SPE1C1-16-R-0172 Solicitation Location: Click here for Solicitation Issued: 6 October 2016 Response Date: 21 November 2016 First Technical Factor: Ballistic Test Results and Areal...

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Methodology for Transient Thermal Analysis of Machine Gun Barrels Subjected to Burst Firing Schedules

August 1, 2016

Authors: Ryan Hill and Logan McLeod This work presents a method for simulating the heating of machine gun barrels during burst firings. The method utilizes a two-dimensional axisymmetric finite element model which solves the highly transient convection input on the...

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Analysis of Inter-Chamber Energy and Mass Transport in High-Low Pressure Gun Systems

August 1, 2016

Authors: Ryan Hill and Logan McLeod Two assumptions are often made by lumped-parameter codes in the analysis of dual-chamber guns: (1) that the gas enters the large chamber at the propellant flame temperature, and (2) that the flow between the...

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