Accession Number : ADD000428

Title :   Submissile Air-to-Surface Warhead with Propellant-Diaphragm Deployment Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Boulter,Thomas W ; Van Zyl,Bernard

Report Date : 11 Feb 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This invention relates generally to a submissile warhead which is part of a parent air-to-surface missile structures, and more particularly to a propellant-diaphragm depolyment mechanism in the warhead for ejecting a plurality of submissiles (i.e., mini-bombs, bomblets and the like) from within the warhead on to a designated enemy ground target.

Descriptors :   *Air to surface missiles, *Warheads, *Patents, Solid propellants, Diaphragms(Mechanics), Dispersing, Deployment

Subject Categories : Air- and Space-launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE