Accession Number : ADD006372

Title :   Externally Powered Carrier.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Schwegler,Roy F

Report Date : 15 May 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An externally powered carrier for an automatic weapon wherein rotary movement of an electric motor is translated into fore and aft movement of the carrier by means of an eccentrically positioned motor driven pin moving laterally in a transverse carrier cam track. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Gun components, *Gatling guns, Breech mechanisms, Cartridge case extractors, Gun chargers, Drives, Electric motors

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE