Accession Number : AD0163733

Title :   Rocket Means for Driving a Free Punch.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Black,Donald V. ; Jamtaas,Albert D. ; Radey,Ross T. ; Wall,John K.

Report Date : 05 OCT 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent relates to rocket launching and drive means for driving a free punch by a rocket that is mounted inside a cylindrical launching tube by segmented sabot means and has a spin turbine secured to the rocket to rotate the rocket as it is being launched. The segmented sabot means and spin turbine are secured to the rocket so as to be separated from the rocket by centrifugal force as the rocket leaves the launching tube.

Descriptors :   (*ARMOR PIERCING AMMUNITION, *PATENTS), SABOT PROJECTILES, ROCKET ENGINES, ANTITANK AMMUNITION

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE