Accession Number : ADD000429

Title :   High Lethality Shrapnel Projectile.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Davis,Dale M

Report Date : 11 Feb 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a projectile or fragment for use in many warhead techniques, as well as gun, target and dispenser deployment. It has a composite structure and is either of a hollow spherical, hollow cylindrical or solid cylindrical configuration in order to achieve superior lethality and/or lethal efficiency.

Descriptors :   *Fragmentation ammunition, *Patents, Fragments, Lethality, Warheads, Cylindrical bodies

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE