Accession Number : ADD008337

Title :   High Fragmentation Munition.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mescall,John F ; Riffin,Paul V

Report Date : 16 May 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A high fragmentation munition such as an artillery shell, bomb, hand grenade, and the like, wherein a casing containing a high explosive is positioned within and spaced from the inner wall of an outer casing whereby, upon detonation, the high explosive accelerates the inner casing across the space to the outer casing to make a mechanical impact therewith to thereby produce a high fragmentation effect. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Fragmentation ammunition, High explosives, Ammunition cases, Fragmentation, Explosion effects, Impact, Walls, Space(Room)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE