Accession Number:

ADD007796

Title:

Shaped Charge Warhead Including Shock Wave Forming Surface.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-09-02

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

A shock-wave-reflecting surface and low density matter or gas within the frontal ogive of a shaped charge warhead ahead of the concave liner thereof modifies the speed and consequent distribution of particles in the stretching jet to improve armor penetration capability. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE