Accession Number : ADD006605

Title :   Locking and Firing Mechanism for Rotating-Cam Actuated Weapons.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Taylor ,David C ; Anderson,Gerald R

Report Date : 27 Feb 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : In a rotary-cam operated weapon a locking and firing structure that distributes the firing load symmetrically about the longitudinal axis of the weapon to eliminate nonsymmetrical stresses, and to coordinate the locking and firing timing relationships. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Firing mechanisms(Weapon), *Locking(Mechanics), Cams, Dynamic loads, Symmetry, Actuators

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE