Accession Number : AD0163980
Title : Smoke Signal Device.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Dare,Sherman E. ; Haas,Davey S. ; Herold,Stanley J. ; Norris,Steven R. ; Patterson,Terry V.
Report Date : 30 JAN 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The report relates to a smoke signal device adaptable for attaching to a pistol and being launched by firing the pistol. An adapter is provided which slip-fits onto a pistol barrel and a base having a percussion primer therein is removably attached to the adapter. A case having a quantity of smoke-producing composition therein is attached to the forward end of the base and an ignition train is provided to ignite the smoke-producing composition upon detonation of the percussion primer. The case is separated from the base upon ignition and a trailing smoke signal is emitted from the case during flight.
Descriptors : (*SMOKE PROJECTILES, *PATENTS), SMOKE, FLARES, PISTOLS, PROJECTORS(ORDNANCE)
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE