Accession Number:

ADD008578

Title:

Ammunition Storage and Transfer Mechanism.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1981-02-26

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

A military tank having a turret, a gun mounted in the forward portion of the turret, and ammunition storage magazines in the rear portion of the turret. A loader is arranged within the turret in alignment with the gun to transfer individual rounds of ammunition from the magazine area into the gun. The arrangement provides a compact storage system capable of storing a relatively large number of rounds in a given height turret. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE