Accession Number:

ADD013779

Title:

Shock Absorbing Missile Launch Pad.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 29 May 84, patented 29 Mar 88,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1988-03-29

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Shock absorbing missile launch pad for Mx type missiles having molded ethylene propylene diene terpolymer composition. Pad has curved resilient rubber pad with a Teflon-fiberglass laminate bonded to outer convex surface thereof, and has a support plate bonded to the inner concave surface thereof. Springs are provided to urge pad away from missile at launch to prevent damage to missile.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE