Accession Number : ADD007493

Title :   Military Vehicle Having External Gun.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Magnuson,Roland A

Report Date : 19 Nov 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : A military vehicle comprising a hull that is equipped with a rotary turret and an external gun thereabove; external power means is provided to elevate the gun bodily and turn the gun in the elevation plane. The gun is equipped with at least one ammunition supply tube that can be periodically replenished from an ammunition storage means in the hull without human assistance (other than actuation of control switches or valves). (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Elevating gear, *Combat vehicles, Gun directors, Gun directors, Loading(Ordnance projectors), External, Gun turrets, Rotation, Power supplies, Hulls(Structures), Loaders, Automatic, Tubes

Subject Categories : Combat Vehicles
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE