Accession Number:

ADD002149

Title:

Fragment Suppression Configuration.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1975-12-02

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The patent concerns a lightweight fragmentation suppression or ballistic shieldprotective system including a blanket portion composed of at least two layers of ballistic nylon felt interposed with an inner lamination or ply and enclosed within a ballistic nylon cloth envelope. A prime protective-surface or layer composed of a ceramic or tile assembly, incorporating a plurality of individual, slightly spaced tiles each mounted with its face side bonded to an overlapping double-layer glass cloth and its rear side covered with a separate metal back plate, is bonded with the metal back plate side and overlapping portions of the glass cloth against the face side of the blanket.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE