Accession Number : ADD003643

Title :   Warhead, Penetrating Nose Shape.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Cordle,Paul E ; McCubbin,Melvin J ; Johnson,Clifford T ; Brown,James K

Report Date : 23 Nov 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The forward end of a warhead casing is structured to improve warhead penetration characteristics. The forward wall of the warhead casing is configured with thicker peripheral portions tapering to a thinner central portion and the warhead explosive is separated from the forward wall by a shock pad. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Guided missile warheads, *Warheads, *Noses, *Shape, Penetration, Thickness, Configurations

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE