Accession Number : ADD004887

Title :   Two Stage Telescoped Launcher.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wohlford,William P

Report Date : 02 Aug 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A two stage telescoped launcher wherein propellant compresses a gas which in turn ejects a projectile from a gun launch tube. The two stages are telescoped to shorten the gun and to permit breech loading of the projectile. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Gun launchers, *Gun propellants, *Light gas guns, Telescoping structures, Muzzle velocity, Military requirements, Automatic weapons, Projectiles, Gun chambers

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE