Accession Number:

ADD012891

Title:

Low Height Fin Control Actuator.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A missile fin control actuator includes a housing having a hollow cavity within which is mounted a single bearing. On the inner race of the bearing, a lower cap attaches the base of a fin mounting shaft or integral fin for rotation with the inner race. The outer race of the bearing is retained in a fixed position in the housing by an upper cap. A crankarm attached to the lower cap may be actuated to rotate the lower cap and the inner race and mounting shaft or integral fin therewith.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE