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Journal of the Korea Institute of Military Science and Technology 2017;20(4):514-519.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.9766/KIMST.2017.20.4.514   
Thermal and Internal Ballistic Properties of Nitrocellulose Based Gun Propellant Including RDX
Soonkil Kwon, Junsik Hwang, Minkyu Park, Myeongseop Kim
The 4th Research and Development Institute, Agency for Defense Development
RDX를 함유한 니트로셀루로스 조성 총포 추진제의 열적 및 강내탄도 특성
권순길, 황준식, 박민규, 김명섭
국방과학연구소 제4기술연구본부
Abstract
To develop a gun propellant composition with high insensitivity and high energy, we formulated a composition by adding RDX into the nitrocellulose(NC) based propellant. The flame temperature of the RDX added NC(RAN) propellant was higher than that of neat NC propellant. The kinetic muzzle energy of RAN propellant was close to that of JA2 propellant at room temperature($21^{circ}C$). The difference of kinetic muzzle energy of RAN propellant between high and room temperature settings as well as between a low and room temperature settings were less compared to those of JA2 propellant.
Key Words: Gun Propellant, Propellant Composition, RDX, Nitrocellulose


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