Accession Number:

ADD018817

Title:

Sealing Apparatus for Exclusion of Water from Underwater Gun Barrels

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 6 Mar 96, patented 18 Nov 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1997-11-18

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A sealing apparatus which may be mounted on multi or single barreled guns is disclosed to provide a watertight seal on an underwater gun. The sealing apparatus comprises a sealing plate connected to a gun barrel and a muzzle seal which fit on the muzzle of the gun barrel and frictionally engages the sealing plate. The sealing plate includes a firing aperture which aligns with the gun barrel when the gun is fired.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns
  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE