Accession Number : ADD001925
Title : Missile Stage Coupler.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Swales,Frank
Report Date : 31 Jul 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 10
Abstract : The patent application relates to an apparatus for coupling the stages of a missile or other multistage moving object which is adapted to release the stages at a desired time. A separation bolt connects for and aft stages prior to a desired signal. The bolt is held at its lower portion in an assembly capable of thrusting it entirely into the other stage upon the signal. A bolt catcher captures the bolt in the other stage.
Descriptors : *Guided missiles, *Staging, *Bolts, Explosive actuators, Separation, Release mechanisms, Patents
Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE