gun pressure

gun pressure

[′gən ‚presh·ər]
(ordnance)
Pressure within a gun tube or barrel, as used in design practices.
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Upcoming Block Ia-2 tests include full system performance testing, to include maximum range shots from the Archer, and safety testing to validate projectile design margins under gun pressures exceeding normal operating conditions.
As a result, fill gun pressures often are adjusted to optimize the fill process for a given set of conditions, stopping the defects from forming.
Tests were performed at minimum and maximum charge zones, including five percent over maximum operational gun pressures, producing velocities up to 850 meters per second from the 39-caliber cannon.