Accession Number:

ADD013382

Title:

Gun Muzzle Clamp.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 27 Aug 81, patented 16 Aug 83,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-08-16

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

An improved gun muzzle clamp is provided for a Gatling type gun to reduce friction and increase durability in a high temperature, gunfire environment. The clamp assembly surrounds 6 gun barrels and supports the barrels at two independent bearing surfaces. One supporting arrangement consists of a plurality of bearings which rotate around the inner periphery of a blast diffuser and the other supporting arrangement is comprised of an annular ring which holds a piston ring gun gas seal. Patents.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE