Accession Number : ADD007176

Title :   Two Stage Parachute Fuze Recovery System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : McNiela,John F ; Peterson,Carl R

Report Date : 01 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : A two stage parachute recovery system for use in recovering fuzes or other sensitive equipment from a projectile that has been launched from a gun barrel wherein explosive means are successively detonated by a timing mechanisms and by centrifugal force imparted to the projectile respectively so as to deploy each of the said parachutes and to thereby recover the fuze before impact. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Spin recovery parachutes, Projectile fuzes, Recovery, Firing tests(Ordnance), Low angles, Deceleration, Staging, Parachutes, Explosive actuators, Naval guns

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE