Accession Number:

ADD018213

Title:

Shoulder- Launched Multi-Purpose Assault Weapon.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 20 Jun 96,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1996-06-20

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

Accordingly, it is an object of the present invention to provide a shoulder-launched multi-purpose assault weapon having interchangeable rocket tubes. It is another object of the invention to provide a shoulder- launched multi-purpose assault weapon having an adjustable spotting rifle barrel for boresighting with the rocket tube. It is yet another object of the invention to provide a shoulder-launched multi-purpose assault weapon having dual- function assemblies for various functions including safing, firing, assembly and disassembly, bolt locking back, cartridge ejecting, and breech locking. It is a further object of the invention to provide a shoulder-launched multi-purpose assault weapon having a single sight adjusting mechanism which simultaneously adjusts both optical and open sight systems. It is a still further object of the invention to provide a shoulder-launched multi-purpose assault weapon having all gunner activated mechanisms including firing, reloading, clearing jams, sighting, disassembly, and safing located on a single side of the weapon, preferably the left side of the weapon, to be accessible to the gunner in a firing position.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE