Accession Number:

ADD002975

Title:

Protective Cover for a Missile Nose Cone.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1976-07-20

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to a missile nose cone removable protective cover having a rigid outer shell of cross-linked polyethylene with a semirigid backing of polyurethane foam. A shaped linear charge is positioned in a serpentine pattern between the rigid outer shell and the foam backing. The shaped linear charge is detonated by means of a detonator in an epoxy junction box in the forward end of the nose cover.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE