Accession Number : ADD005254

Title :   Rotary Bolt Liquid Propellant Gun.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Petersen,Gary L ; Holtrop,John W

Report Date : 30 May 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A liquid propellant gun loading, propellant injection and firing mechanism characterized by a rotating breech block having a generally spherical contour. The breech block is intermittently rotated to and locked in sequential loading, fuel injection and firing positions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Guns, *Liquid gun propellants, Loading(Ordnance projectors), Injection, Firing mechanisms(Ammunition), Breech mechanisms, Rotation, Spheres, Contours, Fuel injection

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE