Accession Number:

ADD008304

Title:

Drum Cartridge-Magazine.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1979-02-13

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This patent discloses a cartridge magazine including a spiral channel having a tangential linear exit section, a plurality of spider arms dividing the cartridges into groups of cartridges and having a plurality of indentures in their radial faces, and a drive means mounted external to the magazine for driving said arms. The spiral is a perfect Archimedian spiral and the indentures on an arm number one less than the number of cartridges in a group and are displaced radially by the diameter of a cartridge.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE