Accession Number:

ADD002283

Title:

Method and Means for Flash Suppression.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-11-18

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to a method and apparatus for suppressing light flashes from a linear-shaped charge, for example, on a cargo dispenser. Undesirable light flashes may be suppressed by either manufacturing the linear shaped charge container from silver or placing a container of chemical suppresant along the external skin of the cargo section at the cutting line of the linear shaped charge or both.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE