Accession Number:

ADD007829

Title:

Novel Barrel Devices for Aircraft Armament.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-08-25

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

There is disclosed a process achieved by surrounding the muzzle or discharge end of a barrel or tube of a cannon or rifle assembly with an extendible housing member which forms a gas receiving chamber in a retracted or inactive position and a blast chamber in an extended position for substantially reducing muzzle blast overpressure. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE