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