Accession Number : ADD000616

Title :   Pyrophoric Penetrator.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hayes,George A

Report Date : 05 Apr 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Alloys of tungsten, zirconium and one or more binder metals are used as pyrophoric penetrators.

Descriptors :   *Armor piercing ammunition, *Pyrophoric materials, Tungsten alloys, Zirconium alloys, Binders, Powder metallurgy, Patents

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE