Accession Number:

ADD002494

Title:

Means for the Elimination of a Cartridge Rim.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-30

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE