Accession Number : ADD002664

Title :   Terrain Clearing Device and Method.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Sewell,Robert G S ; Halsey,Carl C

Report Date : 17 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a continuous rod warhead which uses ribbon shaped rods plug welded together at alternate ends to form a continuous rod bundle. It is used in terrain clearance. The warhead may either be dropped from an aircraft and contact exploded or hand placed and then exploded by any convenient means.

Descriptors :   *Terrain, *Defoliation, *Continuous rod warheads, *Patents, Welds, Projectiles

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE