By Improving Artillery Shells, Picatinny Engineers Seek to Greatly Extend Range of Cannon Artillery
U.S. Army Pvt. Darrell Futrell lifts a 155mm round weighing about 100 pounds at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in central Indiana. Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are seeking to potentially extend the range of cannon artillery with new manufacturing methods that improve artillery shells, allowing them to withstand higher launch velocities and temperatures.
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