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
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE