Accession Number : ADD007336

Title :   Variable Force Control System for Weapon Ejection Mechanisms.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Holt,Lloyd J ; Panlaqui,Clayton E

Report Date : 12 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A variable force control system for weapon ejection mechanisms is disclosed wherein variable ejection forces are applied after measurement of inflight aerodynamic forces on the weapon and thereupon selecting power from one or more fluid power sources of equal or unequal volume and equal or unequal pressure to effect movement of a fixed stroke power piston. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Ejectors(Ordnance), External stores, Weapon delivery, Aerodynamic forces, Measurement, Flow fields, Variables, Separation, Inflight, Release mechanisms, Pistons, Fire control computers

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE