Accession Number : ADD007722

Title :   Tension Fracture Fitting in Missile Separation Thruster.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Day,John H ; Hawk,Jerre T

Report Date : 23 Oct 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A tension fracture fitting is mounted between two stages of a missile and is fractured by separation thruster mechanism at an appropriate time to separate the missile stages and to guide the missile stages and prevent lateral translation between the two stages during initial separation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Guided missile components, *Fittings, *Staging, *Separation, Thrusters, Fracture(Mechanics), Guided missiles

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE