Accession Number:

ADD010876

Title:

Single Axis Folding Level Fin.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1983-12-27

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This application discloses a folding fin assembly disposed for folded relation on a missile body prior to launch and for extended relation from the body of the missile responsive to launch thereof. The fin assembly includes a first fin rigidly secured to the missile and a second fin which is extended from a folded position to mating engagement with the first fin to form a fin assembly extending perpendicular to the missile axis.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE