Accession Number : ADD000084

Title :   Muzzle Blast Suppressor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Leverance,Robert A ; Moore,Morrison B , III

Report Date : 04 Dec 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a muzzle blast suppressor having an elongate hollow body closed at its rearward end by a rearwardly tapering closure, centrally apertured to receive the barrel of a firearm. It has an internally disposed centrally apertured and threaded disc to which the muzzle of the firearm is threadedly secured. The forward end of the hollow body is closed by a centrally apertured closure, and a single internal baffle is positioned intermediate the forward closure and the threaded disc.

Descriptors :   *Gun barrels, *Blast, *Suppressors, *Patents, Gun components, Noise reduction, Shock waves, Baffles

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE