Accession Number : AD0164866

Title :   Duplex Combustible Cartridge Case.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Remaly,Robert F. ; Nusbaum,Milton S. ; Johnson,Kenneth G. ; Levine,Seymour

Report Date : 16 JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The invention relates to a combustible cartridge case for use with a fully telescoped round of ammunition. The case is of a laminated type construction with a cylindrical molded grain propellant sandwiched between a double wall combustible case of felted nitrocellulose thereby adding considerable physical strength to the cartridge. A supplementary cylindrical charge of molded propellant is positioned in the rear portion of the case surrounding the outer wall of the igniter located aft of the projectile.

Descriptors :   *Combustible cartridge cases, *Patents, Laminates, Ammunition propellants, Nitrocellulose

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE