Accession Number : ADD006061

Title :   Folding Fin Assembly Detent.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Holladay,Samuel P

Report Date : 13 Mar 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A folding fin assembly detent for reliably holding folding fins in the deployed position accurately and with relation to each other as well as to the center line of the entire missile assembly comprising a double ball detent incorporating two spring loaded hardened steel balls carried in a hole through the fin hub parallel to the fin hinge pin. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Detents, *Folding fins(Rockets), Deployment, Retention(General), Locking fastener devices

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Rockets

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE