Accession Number : ADD006604

Title :   Riot Control Weapon.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Beauchamp,Aaron C

Report Date : 06 Feb 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A riot control weapon using air pressure to eject inexpensive projectiles from its muzzle. Its velocity, range and impact is adjustable by an air regulator between the compressed air supply and the trigger actuated air valve to suit the needs of the situation. The weapon is a rapid fire rifle, wherein the regulator is adapted to provide instantaneous change to the pressure in the barrel of the rifle while the projectiles are being ejected therefrom, thus changing the range of fire of the rifle. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Light gas guns, *Riot control, Firing rates, Control, Firing mechanisms(Weapon), Air pressure, Low velocity, Pressure regulators

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE