Means for the Elimination of a Cartridge Rim.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
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The patent relates to a cartridge fabricated from consumable material and having a rim which can be used to extract it should it fail to fire. A fuse train leading from the cartridges initiator to the cartridges rim is used to ignite a pyrotechnic train in the rim after the cartridge has been fired and thereby initiate consumption of the rim.
- Ammunition and Explosives