Accession Number:

ADD020199

Title:

Multiple Propellant Billet Gas Generator

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 25 Feb 2005

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-02-25

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

A multiple propellant billet gas generator, and method for using the gas generator, for ejecting payloads from an underwater hull. The gas generator includes a housing having a plurality of billet holding chambers, a plurality of gas generating billets held within individual billet holding chambers, an initiator system capable of selecting various patterns of gas generating billets for an initiated burn with a release mechanism controlling exhaust from the initiated burn.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Metallurgy and Metallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE