RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems – Canada (GD-OTS – Canada) offers the following Internal Ballistic research and development:
- Ignition design systems (all calibers)
- Interior ballistic modeling: Thermodynamic properties using multiple software codes (Thermo, BAGHEERA, Cheetah and IBHVG2 / XKTC NOVA
- Igniter and propelling charge design: Expertise with IM and Green propelling charges.
- Prototype assembly capabilities: for all calibers.
- Testing facilities: Igniter, propellant/igniter interactions, Primer Pressure Proof Gun and complete cartridge testing.
- Safety: Evaluation of safety and suitability of standard and insensitive propelling charges, ballistic testing and charge weight assessment.