Accession Number:

ADD014658

Title:

Pneumatic Launcher.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, filed 30 Apr 84, patented 28 Aug 90,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-08-28

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A pneumatic launcher for instrumented objects includes a barrel, a breech member having a compressed gas reservoir, a pneumatic piston operated valve for discharging gas from the reservoir into the barrel and is characterized by a fail-safe venting feature and a throttling valve for automatically limiting acceleration of the launched object. Patents. jhd

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE