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