Accession Number : ADD008993

Title :   A Combination Percussion-Electric Primer.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ciccone,Thomas Q

Report Date : 28 Jul 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : A combination percussion-electric primer operable in a percussion mode or in an electric mode, which includes the elements of a primer cup, in which an electrically-conducting contact button is disposed at one end thereof, and a booster charge supporting cup is disposed within the other end of the primer cup. A space between the contact button and supporting cup is adapted to receive a supply of priming composition. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Primers, Dual mode, Electric primers, Firing pins, Impact, Boosters(Explosives)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE