Accession Number:

ADD002666

Title:

Flare Cartridge.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-02-17

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to an improved IR decoy flare which can be reliably fired from a pyrotechnic pistol. Reliability of ignition is provided simply and easily by inserting a cutting tool into the end of a star bore flare grain for a short distance to produce curled shavings from the inner surface of the grain.

Subject Categories:

  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE