Accession Number:

ADD007966

Title:

Multi-Purpose Gun Safety.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-04-29

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A safety mechanism for locking the bolt carrier of an automatic gun against movement in the counter recoil direction. The mechanism includes a swingable arm structure movable into the path of the gun trigger, and a back-up pawl structure engageable with the bolt carrier in the event of trigger malfunction or sear malfunction. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE