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