Accession Number : ADD001045

Title :   Reinforcing Movable Head for Protection Against Ruptured Cartridge Cases.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Reed,Frederick P ; Langdon,J Phillip

Report Date : 13 Nov 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This invention relates to firearm cartridges fabricated from materials of less deformability than brass and is more particularly directed to means for improving the obturation between the cartridge case and the firing chamber to prevent rearward escape of the gases generated during firing especially in the event of a rupture, break, or leak in the case.

Descriptors :   *Cartridge cases, *Patents, Obturation(Ballistics), Cartridge case extractors

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE