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