Electrothermal Chemical (ETC) Armament System Integration Into a Combat Vehicle

  title={Electrothermal Chemical (ETC) Armament System Integration Into a Combat Vehicle},
  author={B. D. Goodell},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Magnetics},
  • B. Goodell
  • Published 2007
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
On August 18, 2004, BAE Systems achieved an industry first when we successfully fired a 120-mm electrothermal chemical (ETC) gun from a hybrid electric drive combat vehicle. This achievement, using a fully integrated 100-kJ pulsed power supply, was accomplished through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Army's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC). ARDEC is the U.S. Army's center of excellence for armament systems development. The… Expand

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