Accession Number : ADD008578

Title :   Ammunition Storage and Transfer Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Dabrowski,Joseph M ; Daubar,Valentine P ; Fryer,Richard H ; Geraltowaski,John ; Underwood,James R

Report Date : 26 Feb 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : A military tank having a turret, a gun mounted in the forward portion of the turret, and ammunition storage magazines in the rear portion of the turret. A loader is arranged within the turret in alignment with the gun to transfer individual rounds of ammunition from the magazine area into the gun. The arrangement provides a compact storage system capable of storing a relatively large number of rounds in a given height turret. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Loading(Ordnance projectors), *Ammunition feed mechanisms, Tank turrets, Actuators, Magazines(Ordnance), Storage, Selection, Transfer

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE