Accession Number : ADD007796

Title :   Shaped Charge Warhead Including Shock Wave Forming Surface.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Majerus,John N

Report Date : 02 Sep 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : A shock-wave-reflecting surface and low density matter or gas within the frontal ogive of a shaped charge warhead ahead of the concave liner thereof modifies the speed and consequent distribution of particles in the stretching jet to improve armor penetration capability. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Shaped charge warheads, *Cavity liners, Collapsible structures, Explosives, Particles, Hypervelocity projectiles, Jet flow, Penetration, Shock waves

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE