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