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11:07 am
Fri August 15, 2014

NIAR Opens New Ballistics And Impact Dynamics Lab

WSU’s NIAR Ballistics and Impact Dynamics Research Lab located in the former Britt Brown Arena at the Kansas Coliseum.
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Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research recently opened a new Ballistics and Impact Dynamics Research Lab within the former Britt Brown Arena at the Kansas Coliseum.

The new ballistics lab, part of NIAR’s environmental Test Labs, uses a custom built ballistic firing device to propel 22-50 caliber rounds into components inside a concrete containment building. The test is designed to simulate the impact of a structural failure on the aircraft.

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5:04 am
Wed December 19, 2012

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