Accession Number:

ADD015686

Title:

Obturator Retaining Means.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 24 Apr 91, patented 3 Nov 92,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1992-11-03

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

An improved store launching device is disclosed wherein the inside of a standard sonobuoy launch container is modified to accept, and properly dispense, only one smaller and lighter store. A positioning ring is fitted securely onto the inner walls a preselected distance from the discharge end to provide a seat for a perforated obturator. A slotted pressure relief ring, with the edge adjacent the obturator having a biased cut of a predetermined angle therein, is placed adjacent the obturator and the discharge end of the container to surround the store.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE