Accession Number : ADD004993

Title :   FAX Canister with a Bottom Burster Charge and Dispersion Control Ring.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Manning,Larry G ; Zabelka,Richard J

Report Date : 21 Feb 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : This patent describes cylindrical canister for producing a frusto-conical aerosol explosive cloud, having a frangible upper wall portion which fails first, producing a generally pancake shaped cloud, and a thickened control ring surrounding its lower wall portion which fails last, producing an upward and outward component to the pancake cloud. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fuel air explosives, Explosion effects, Shape, Aerosols

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE