Accession Number : ADD000415

Title :   System for the Delayed Dispersal of Chaff in Outer Space.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Turner,James W

Report Date : 28 Jan 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a system for the delayed dispersal of dipole conductors or radar reflecting chaff into the upper atmosphere. Dispersion is effected by potting the chaff material in a volatile binder material that will evaporate when subjected to the thermal shock conditions occurring during the re-entry regime of a rocket vehicle.

Descriptors :   *Chaff, *Patents, Delay, Dispersing, Upper atmosphere, Atmosphere entry, Thermal shock, Potting

Subject Categories : Radar Countermeasures

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE