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Indian Army Artillery

Discussion in 'Indian Army' started by MilSpec, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. MilSpec

    MilSpec Mod Staff Member MODERATOR

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    NKVD 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    Report Talks about 152 types of ammunition

    what you seeing is only list of 48
     
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  3. Blackjay

    Blackjay Developers Guild Developers -IT and R&D

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    Could you elaborate??
     
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    MilSpec Mod Staff Member MODERATOR

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    Use of 155mm ERFB boat tail ammo is new info to me.
     
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    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    If a gun fires thousands of rounds without problem and have just one odd case involving a round hitting the muzzle break, what will you deduce from it? If gun design was at fault, such things will occur more frequently. Last time we had a round bursting in the barrel and that time too initially people blamed the gun and later realised that it was actually the round.
    I had written what all forces act on the round the moment it comes out of the barrel. If the round is not properly fitting the barrel, some gases can escape from its side and exit the barrel before the round itself. These gases have the same effect as- Bullet Jump. That is the round suddenly gets pushed away from its original path and that is how its rear part strikes the muzzle break. This phenomenon of bullet jump is very common in air to air firing or air to ground firing.
     
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    Dont't the fake chinese roller bearings be the reason?
    http://indianexpress.com/article/in...e-parts-as-german-for-artillery-guns-4761830/
    http://www.hindustantimes.com/india...y-officials/story-13PUVJWHXXFkUxI0bcMK9O.html
     
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    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    defc0n 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    I've a different question. During mass testing, [say using random sampling technique], if one round or multiple rounds falter among few thousand, should it be cause for concern?
    The probability of that happening is quite low, isn't it?
     
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    Actually no. The practices in vogue in OFB is such that QA is always a cause of concern. We have had more incidents of barrel burst out of QA issues in armament than poor metallurgy of equipment made.

    But certain percentage is taken as an acceptable failure rate (quite low, almost in decimals if am not wrong). And if it exceeds, the complete Lot is recalled as everything is as per Lot and serial numbers.

    Luckily and thankfully, the recall process is stringent.
     
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