Accession Number : ADD004120

Title :   Pressurized Chaff Canister.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Larson ,Laverne J

Report Date : 28 Jun 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A self pressurizing chaff canister having a frangible enclosure containing a chaff matrix and having an end cap with a spring loaded fracture pin, and gas ports, held in a case by shear pins, the case in turn is secured in a housing by a threaded electrical squib whereupon firing of the squib will shear the pins, force the enclosure from the case while simultaneously pressurizing the enclosure, whereupon ejection of the enclosure from the case will cause the fracture pin to strike the case at which time the chaff be appropriately disbursed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Chaff dispensers, Packaging, Canister projectiles, Pressurization, Explosive actuators

Subject Categories : Radar Countermeasures

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE