Accession Number:

ADD005620

Title:

Means for Controlled Fragmentation.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-01-17

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A method for manufacturing a fragmentation device which upon fragmentating produces uniform sized fragments of a predetermined shape and mass is described. The device is useful in antipersonnel and antimateriel systems which require uniformly sized fragments and where impact patterns having a fairly uniform distribution and predictable area coverage are needed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE