Research on the Availability of Mechanisms to Protect Against In-Field Gun Tube Rupture
The SCat Gun System is comprised of a 155-mm Howitzer weapon with a M199 gun tube and 540 ft of catch tubes (photo credit: U.S. Army,

Posted on October 14, 2020 | Completed on July 7, 2020 | By: Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC)

Are there existing solutions to protect a gun crew in case of barrel failure initiating from an inclusion, without limiting the weapon's usage?

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