Accession Number : ADD007829

Title :   Novel Barrel Devices for Aircraft Armament.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Yuhash,Ladd

Report Date : 25 Aug 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : There is disclosed a process achieved by surrounding the muzzle or discharge end of a barrel or tube of a cannon or rifle assembly with an extendible housing member which forms a gas receiving chamber in a retracted or inactive position and a blast chamber in an extended position for substantially reducing muzzle blast overpressure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Gun barrel attachments, Gun muzzles, Aircraft guns, Helicopters, Housings, Attenuators, Rifles, Gun propellants, Overpressure, Pressure regulators

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE