Accession Number : ADD006456

Title :   Hypervelocity Rocket System with Velocity Amplifier.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Cobb,Bernie J

Report Date : 05 Jun 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Discussed is a hypervelocity rocket system with velocity amplifier including a launch tube with a projectile mounted therein by sabot means and a rocket motor with an energy absorber at one end and mounted in the launch tube for impacting the projectile and causing velocity amplification of the projectile through momentum transfer as it is propelled from the launch tube. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Hypervelocity projectiles, *Sabot projectiles, *Rocket engines, *Shoulder launched weapons, Launch tubes, Energy absorbers, Momentum transfer

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE