Accession Number : ADD007748

Title :   Helical Lock for Automatic Gun.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

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

Report Date : 30 Oct 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent discloses 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 :   *Patents, *Automatic weapons, *Guns, *Locking fastener devices, Gas seals, Rings, Rotating bands, Sliding, Gun chambers, Gun barrels, Gun propellants, Performance(Engineering), Cost effectiveness, Thermal expansion, Splines

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE