Gun Impulse/Recoil Force Calculator
(Created June 2016)
(Updated August 2016)

Red = System output boxes.
Green = User input boxes.

Muzzle Energy (J):
Muzzle Energy (MJ):

Recoil Force (N):
Recoil Force (kN):
Recoil Force (kg):
Recoil Force (tonnes):

Very Safe Vehicle Weight (tonnes): (0.60 kNs/tonne)
Mostly Safe Vehicle Weight (tonnes): (0.76 kNs/tonne)
Very Unsafe Vehicle Weight (tonnes): (0.90 kNs/tonne)

Final Impulse (kNs):
Final Impulse (Ns):
Muzzle Brake Efficiency (0.0 to 0.825):
Initial Impulse (Ns):

Recoil Mass (kg):
Recoil Distance (m):

Projectile Mass (kg):
Muzzle Velocity (m/sec):
Propellant Mass (kg):
Propellant Velocity (m/sec):

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References:

120 MM XM360 GUN FOR THE FUTURE COMBAT SYSTEM TEST RESULTS & NEW TECHNOLOGY (2.1~ MB PDF)
LINE OF SIGHT/BEYOND LINE OF SIGHT (LOS/BLOS) ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATOR (ATD) (12~ MB PDF)