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
      Rockets

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE