Accession Number : ADD003970

Title :   Nozzle Ejection System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Day,John E ; La Force,Phil D

Report Date : 10 May 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A nozzle ejection system having an outer nozzle, an inner nozzle located within the outer nozzle and a snap ring within the outer nozzle for holding the inner nozzle in place is described. An explosive charge is operatively connected to the snap ring, with the explosive charge detonating at a preselected time thereby either breaking or releasing the snap ring and allowing the inner nozzle to be ejected from the outer nozzle.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Rocket nozzles, *Ejection, Fastenings, Release mechanisms, Explosive charges, Booster rocket engines, Rocket ramjets, Transitions

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
      Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE