Accession Number : ADD002798

Title :   Method of Controlling the Spin Rate of Tube Launched Rockets.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Orzechowski,Casimir T ; Seiden,Nat ; Mycka,Anthony , Jr

Report Date : 22 Jun 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent relates to a method whereby the spin rate of a rocket missile is controlled by bevelling the inside of the leading edge of the missile fins. Altering the bevel angle controls the rate of spin. The spin rate is also controlled by sweeping back the leading edges of the fins.

Descriptors :   *Rockets, *Spin stabilization, *Patents, Folding fins(Rockets), Spinning(Motion), Aerodynamic control surfaces, Leading edges

Subject Categories : Rockets

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE