Accession Number:

ADD010550

Title:

Ammunition Locking Mechanism.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-04-15

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Mechanism for locking individual rounds of ammunition in a bank of storage tubes disposed in an ammunition supply vehicle. A gang type lock actuator system can be operated to lock all ammunition rounds in place while the vehicle is in transit. Individual rounds can be unlocked when it is desired to transfer a specific number of rounds to a combat vehicle.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging
  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE