Accession Number : AD0163544


Title :   Run-Flat Combat Tire.


Descriptive Note : Patent,


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Wynbelt,Walter P.


Report Date : 11 MAY 1971


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : To provide an improved military run-flat combat tire, a conventional tubular tire casing is equipped with a smaller diameter, pressureless, filament wound, reinforced fiberglass toroid capable of supporting the vehicle at relatively high sustained speeds after the tubeless tire has been punctured.


Descriptors :   (*TIRES, *PATENTS), GLASS TEXTILES, REINFORCED PLASTICS, FILAMENT WOUND CONSTRUCTION, VEHICLES, MILITARY TRANSPORTATION


Subject Categories : SURFACE TRANSPORTATION AND EQUIPMENT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE