Accession Number : ADD004526

Title :   Rail Launched Missile.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ingle,Colburn L ; Cook,Robert D ; Hibbs,Joseph E

Report Date : 06 Jul 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A self powered missile is provided with pairs of slotted lugs and curved launching rail cooperating with said lugs. The rail is surmounted by attachment means for fastening to a variety of launch platforms. When the missile is launched, the rail stays with the launcher platform and the lugs retract flush with the skin of the missile. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Guided missile launchers, Rails, Adapters, Guided missiles, Launching

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Surface-launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE