Gun pressure | Article about gun pressure by The Free Dictionary
gun pressure[′gən ‚presh·ər]
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.