Accession Number : ADD005698

Title :   Gun Pod Stationary Blast Diffuser.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Clayson,Arthur E

Report Date : 24 Oct 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent describes a stationary blast diffuser for a Gatling type gun incorporating a ball bearing gas seal at the front of the barrel cluster, resulting in a reduced dispersion pattern, the ball bearing gas seal being configured to allow the barrel cluster to rotate and reciprocate with respect to the rigid support structure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Gatling guns, *Diffusers, Gunfire, Housings, Shielding, Dispersing, Reduction, Exterior ballistics

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE