Accession Number : ADD001046

Title :   Ammunition Primer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ciccone,Thomas Q ; White,Wilmer

Report Date : 13 Nov 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent relates to a primer for small and medium caliber ammunition which produces a jet-like flame that extends into the propellant bed of the munition. The primer has a primer pellet seated in a primer cup, the pellet including a plurality of centrally apertured propellant sheets and an igniter button of pyrotechnic mix filling the central apertures, and an anvil secured within the cup and having a conically shaped central portion embedded in the igniter button.

Descriptors :   *Primers, *Patents, Ammunition, Primer cups, Pellets, Pyrotechnics

Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE