Accession Number:

ADD008303

Title:

Color-Disseminating Projectile for Training Cartridge.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-12-05

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A training cartridge projectile comprises a plastic housing having a prism-shaped axial recess of hexagonal cross-section, closed at the rear and open at the front a heavy piston of similar shape slidable in the recess a cup-shaped plastic ogive member having its open end attached to the open end of the housing to form a dye cavity and comprising an annular weakening groove spring means between the ogive member and the piston and a mass of aerosol-producing dye material in the dye cavity adapted to be disseminated by the forward motion of the piston in the projectile on impact with a target. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE