Accession Number:

ADD007004

Title:

Decoy Flare.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-10-23

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A decoy flare cartridge for use in an aircraft photoflash cartridge rack. Hydrocarbon compound plus gelling agents are placed in a photoflash cartridge. A primer in the base of the cartridge is fired to propel a piston which forces the gel out of the cartridge through an orifice plate. The expelled hydrocarbon compounds are then ignited to form an infrared source for decoying a hostile infrared seeking missile away from the tailpipe of the decoy-carrying aircraft. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE