Accession Number : ADD000696
Title : Wrap-Around Fin.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Totah,Nadim P
Report Date : 22 Mar 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 8
Abstract : The patent application relates to a wrap-around fin for use with a rocket wherein the fin, when the motor is loaded in a launcher, is wrapped around a portion of the rocket body, and when fired, is spring loaded into an open and locked position. The technique comprises an improved arrangement for wrap-around fins on a projectile to provide guidance in increased hit probability.
Descriptors : *Fin stabilized ammunition, *Fins, Launching, Springs, Opening(Process), Patents
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE