Oto Melara Munition Gives Naval Guns Low-Tech, 'Nonlethal' Precision

Burgess, Richard R.
July 2004
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p22
Reports on Finmeccanica Group unit Oto Melara's use of the concepts of low drag and high speed with a munition called Ammunition Reduced Time-of-Flight (ART), to increase the accuracy of widely used medium-caliber naval guns. Description and capabilities of ART; Inclusion of a three-kilogram, explosive air-burst warhead for use against aircraft, sea-skimming missiles, and surface ships; Description of the derivative Driven ART or DART.


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