7383 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, OH 45014

Hydrodynamic Ram Test Bed

Hydrodynamic Ram Test Bed – a rectangular water tank fabricated from ballistic steel and capable of holding 1,000 gallons of water is contained within a confinement chamber.

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  • The chamber is of sufficient size to allow all necessary test equipment to positioned safely away from the HRAM impact spurt.
  • Chamber walls are re-enforced and contain 30” of dry sand.
  • Currently the projectile launcher can deliver a 5.56 mm projectile.
  • Enhancements to deliver a 7.62 mm round is being designed and expected to be available by next year.