Deep Penetrating Forebody with Tethered Radar Reflector.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
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This patent describes an aid in penetrating hostile radar defenses by forming target images that are false in size and configuration. The inventive device includes a cone-shaped deep penetrating forebody with an orgival nosetip a bellows-fold, expansible, cylinder-like shaped, tethered radar signal reflector bag connected to the aft end of the forebody and carrying a plurality of circumferential crown reflectors along its length, and a cannister lined with a plurality of sabots to house, hold and support the payload i.e., the forebody and the connected radar reflector bag until the payload is launched and is separated from the cannister and the sabots. Author
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