Accession Number : ADD008304
Title : Drum Cartridge-Magazine.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Brosseau,Timothy L ; Liberatore,Arthur
Report Date : 13 Feb 1979
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : This patent discloses a cartridge magazine including a spiral channel having a tangential linear exit section, a plurality of spider arms dividing the cartridges into groups of cartridges and having a plurality of indentures in their radial faces, and a drive means mounted external to the magazine for driving said arms. The spiral is a perfect Archimedian spiral and the indentures on an arm number one less than the number of cartridges in a group and are displaced radially by the diameter of a cartridge.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Magazines(Ordnance), *Ammunition feed mechanisms, Cartridges, Drives, Exits, Tangents
Subject Categories : Guns
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE