Accession Number : ADD001648

Title :   Hypervelocity Projectile.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Atkins,Walter W ; Persechino,Mario A

Report Date : 05 Aug 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a spherical hypervelocity projectile which comprises a solid spherical central core of high strength metal, a fiberglass filament winding wound about said central core, and a plastic, high-sound-speed material secured about said filament winding.

Descriptors :   *Hypervelocity projectiles, *Patents, Filament wound construction, Fiberglass, Plastic coatings

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE