Accession Number : ADD002666

Title :   Flare Cartridge.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Foote,Kenneth R ; Mamula,Michael

Report Date : 17 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent relates to an improved IR decoy flare which can be reliably fired from a pyrotechnic pistol. Reliability of ignition is provided simply and easily by inserting a cutting tool into the end of a star bore flare grain for a short distance to produce curled shavings from the inner surface of the grain.

Descriptors :   *Flares, *Infrared decoys, *Patents, Cartridges, Propellant grains, Cutting tools, Ignition

Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE