Accession Number : ADD005183

Title :   Impulse Compensated Continuous Rod Warhead.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Funk,Albert G ; Hansen,Gary L

Report Date : 07 Mar 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An impulse compensated continuous rod warhead including a pair of end plates; an annular or cylindrical explosive charge mounted between the end plates for providing an outward exploding impulse; a plurality of continuous rods mounted about the charge, and an annular buffer assembly disposed between the charge and the rods wherein a portion of said buffer assembly has varying mass between its ends so that the explosive impulse variation from end to end is substantially evened out before accelerating the rods. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Continuous rod warheads, Impulse loading, Shaped charge warheads

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE