Accession Number : ADD008966

Title :   Improved Smoke Screen Generators.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mathews,Larry A ; Amand,Rierre St ; Pickett,Frank M

Report Date : 31 Aug 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : An alkali halide smoke, capable of deliquescing into a dense fog at relative humidities between 10% and 84%, carries with it material for attenuating the far infrared spectrum. A rocket fuel or an energetic binder for the formulation enhances the pyrotechnic characteristics, thereof, making the smoke producing formulation suitable as a nonexplosive pyrotechnic, propellant or explosive, thereby rendering the formulation a suitable smoke pot, rocket propellant or munitions charge having obscurant properties. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Smoke generators, *Smoke screens, *Alkali metal compounds, *Halides, Obscuration, Far infrared radiation, Binders, Rocket fuels, Formulations(Chemistry), Humidity, Fog, High density, Pyrotechnics, Inventions

Subject Categories : Countermeasures
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE