Accession Number : ADD002283

Title :   Method and Means for Flash Suppression.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Murray,James L ; Sires,Lawrence M

Report Date : 18 Nov 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a method and apparatus for suppressing light flashes from a linear-shaped charge, for example, on a cargo dispenser. Undesirable light flashes may be suppressed by either manufacturing the linear shaped charge container from silver or placing a container of chemical suppresant along the external skin of the cargo section at the cutting line of the linear shaped charge or both.

Descriptors :   *Aerial delivery, *Dispensers, *Shaped charges, *Suppressors, *Patents

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE