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