Accession Number : ADD000381

Title :   Cartridge Link Guide Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Snyder,Ronald R

Report Date : 24 Dec 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a guide assembly for moving cartridge links, which are ejected by an automatic type gun, from the gun to a preselected point, with the ejected cartridge links following a desired path. The guide assembly is adapted for use with cartridge links that are of the type having a single upper loop portion and a lower double loop portion with a center section between the lower two loops. The links are detachably connected in a link-to-adjacent link fashion to form an endless disintegrating cartridge belt.

Descriptors :   *Link chutes, *Guides, *Patents, Automatic weapons, Guns, Ammunition feed mechanisms

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE