Accession Number : ADD008535
Title : Gun Mounted Armor Applique.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 27 Mar 81,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Shiells,James E
Report Date : 27 Mar 1981
Pagination or Media Count : 10
Abstract : This invention relates to a device which causes the premature activation of a shaped charge warhead, and more specifically, to an armor applique which causes shaped charge initiation to occur while the warhead is at a standoff distance from the protective armor.
Descriptors : *Patent applications, *Armor, Protuberances, Gun muzzles, Tanks(Combat vehicles), Defense systems, Armor piercing ammunition, Premature functioning(Ordnance), Standoff, Shaped charge warheads, Countermeasures
Subject Categories : Combat Vehicles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE