Accession Number : ADD006613

Title :   Helical Lock for Automatic Gun.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Reynolds ,John A ; Anderson,Gerald R

Report Date : 23 Jan 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A helical lock for an automatic gun operated by a rotating drum wherein a locking ring and mating end of the chamber have helical surfaces, whereby upon rotating the locking ring to locked position, the chamber is snugly urged into the barrel in its battery position and thus prevent gas leakage therebetween. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Gun chambers, *Locking(Mechanics), Rings, Gear teeth, Slots, Sliding, Gun barrels

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE