Item 100-82-3 - Operations Research Office - Operational Requirements for an Infantry Hand Weapon

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Operations Research Office - Operational Requirements for an Infantry Hand Weapon

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CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-100-82-3

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  • June 19, 1952 (Creation)

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56 pages

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(ca. 1920-1995)

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Technical Memorandum ORO-T-160, Project Balance. Extensive study on combat rifles, particularly the M1 Garand. Contents include "Operational Requirements for an Infantry Hand Weapon” , “Combat Casualty Studies” , Terrain Visibility Studies” , “The Rifleman and his Weapon” , “Lethality” , “The Dispersion Weapon” , “A Theory for Determining Relative Effectiveness of Direct Fire Weapons”.

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