Accession Number : ADD001310
Title : Bolt Locking Mechanism for Reciprocating Gun.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Wolpert,John F
Report Date : 19 Nov 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent relates to a bolt locking mechanism for an automatic weapon having a bolt housing and an accelerator slidably mounted therein. A firing pin is attached to the accelerator and the bolt housing has a pair of linear grooves extending outwardly to the sides of the bolt. A roller lock is provided in each linear groove and these roller locks are engageable with cams which lock the accelerator with the bolt during a portion of the bolt travel. A barrel extension has a pair of locking grooves which are engageable by the roller locks to lock the bolt housing with the barrel extension during firing of the automatic weapon.
Descriptors : *Breech mechanisms, *Patents, Locking(Mechanics), Automatic weapons, Machine guns
Subject Categories : Guns
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE