Accession Number : ADD002149

Title :   Fragment Suppression Configuration.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : McArdle,Edward H ; Millidge,Ralph John

Report Date : 02 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent concerns a lightweight fragmentation suppression or ballistic shieldprotective system including a blanket portion composed of at least two layers of ballistic nylon felt interposed with an inner lamination or ply and enclosed within a ballistic nylon cloth envelope. A prime protective-surface or layer composed of a ceramic or tile assembly, incorporating a plurality of individual, slightly spaced tiles each mounted with its face side bonded to an overlapping double-layer glass cloth and its rear side covered with a separate metal back plate, is bonded with the metal back plate side and overlapping portions of the glass cloth against the face side of the blanket.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fragmentation, *Shielding, Suppression, Blankets, Nylon, Felts, Ballistic testing, Ceramic materials, Metal plates, Glass textiles, Bonding

Subject Categories : Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE