Accession Number : ADD004225

Title :   Spiral Channel Blast-Fragment Warhead.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hackman,Emory E

Report Date : 26 Jul 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A cylindrical warhead having spiralling channels disposed along the periphery thereof. A center portion of the cylinder contains an explosive and axially located detonators. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fragmentation warheads, Cylindrical bodies, Grooving, Channels, Explosives, Detonators, Blast tubes, Velocity, Damage control, Range(Distance)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE