Accession Number : ADD008315

Title :   Cartridge for a Fully Telescoped Projectile.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Smith,William G

Report Date : 02 Sep 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A forward end of a cup shaped tubular cartridge case utilizes a divergently tapered exterior wall and a straight sided interior wall to permit initial assembly of a fully telescoped projectile therein and subsequent reliable sealing of the cartridge case by a convergent seal member. after sealing the divergently tapered exterior wall of the cartridge case is converted to a convergently tapered wall preventing separation of the seal member from the cartridge case during projectile launch. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Cartridge cases, Seals(Stoppers), Telescoping structures, Tubular structures, Projectiles, Taper, Sealed systems, Convergence

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE