Accession Number : ADD005620

Title :   Means for Controlled Fragmentation.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Pearson,John

Report Date : 17 Jan 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A method for manufacturing a fragmentation device which upon fragmentating produces uniform sized fragments of a predetermined shape and mass is described. The device is useful in antipersonnel and antimateriel systems which require uniformly sized fragments and where impact patterns having a fairly uniform distribution and predictable area coverage are needed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fragmentation ammunition, Ammunition fragments, Sizes(Dimensions), Shape, Control, Manufacturing, Antipersonnel ammunition, Antimateriel ammunition, Area coverage

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE