Accession Number : ADD007966

Title :   Multi-Purpose Gun Safety.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bains,William R

Report Date : 29 Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A safety mechanism for locking the bolt carrier of an automatic gun against movement in the counter recoil direction. The mechanism includes a swingable arm structure movable into the path of the gun trigger, and a back-up pawl structure engageable with the bolt carrier in the event of trigger malfunction or sear malfunction. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Firing mechanisms(Weapon), Safety equipment, Recoil, Automatic weapons, Multipurpose, Gun components

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE