Accession Number : ADD006599

Title :   High Velocity Tapered Bore Gun and Ammunition.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Coffield,George G , Jr ; Beug,Dennis L

Report Date : 28 Nov 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A high velocity gun and ammunition wherein the projectile is encased in a deformable material which is squeezed in the tapered bore of the gun to more efficiently utilize expansion gases for accelerating the projectile. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Deformable projectiles, *Interior ballistics, Firing mechanisms(Ammunition), Deformation, Taper, Gun barrels, High velocity, Sabot projectiles

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE