Accession Number:

ADD010963

Title:

Bomb Blast Attenuator.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-02-21

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A multipurpose container for the exigent storage of an explosive device found aboard an aircraft is provided which comprises a bucket-shaped member having a laminated wall structure of at least three metal layers and two foamed plastic layers between the confronting surfaces of the metal layers, and a detachable lid for said member defining a wall portion for said container of foamed plastic only, the laminations providing effective shock wave attenuation and directing a shock wave preferentially in the direction of the lid. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Containers and Packaging
  • Aerial Bombs
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE