Accession Number : ADD004865

Title :   Internal Umbilical Connector for Missiles.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Stark,Sidney ; Sumner,Fred T

Report Date : 28 Jun 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An assembly which is an energy absorbing system for supporting the nose cone of a missile in a position extended from the guidance section prior to eject (launch) of the missile. This extended position exposes internal umbilical connectors to permit internal missile components to be connected to external sources of power (electrical, pneumatic, etc.) Gravitational forces during eject (launch) displace the nose cone rearwardly against the guidance section. The assembly controls impact velocity of the nose cone and guidance section during closure thereof. At closure, a smooth aerodynamic surface is formed at the junction of the nose cone and guidance section. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, Electric connectors, Umbilical cords(Aerospace), Nose cones

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE