Accession Number : ADD002243

Title :   Rocket Launcher.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Jones,Bernard M ; Forster,Robert H ; West,Gaylon L ; Guist,Donald G ; Loyal,Harry C

Report Date : 04 Nov 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to an easily portable rocket launcher provided with remote firing capability, an antidisturbance mechanism, a time delay mechanism for delayed firing and a second time delay means for operation of a self-destruction device. The launcher includes one or more tubes of fiberglass or the like bonded together with epoxy cement, for example, and supported on three legs. The two forward legs are adjustable to facilitate aiming of the launcher.

Descriptors :   *Rocket launchers, *Patents, Firing mechanisms(Weapon), Self destruct devices, Portable equipment, Launch tubes

Subject Categories : Rockets

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE