Accession Number : ADD008994

Title :   Ammunition Magazine with Built-in Compartment Covers.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Rocha,John G

Report Date : 31 Jul 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : An ammunition magazine has several compartments formed by vertical separators for holding rounds linked by a belt. A compartment cover is rotatably mounted to each vertical separator for either opening or closing an associated compartment. Each compartment cover has an opened position when the rounds are disposed inside its associated compartment, and a closed position when the associated compartment is emptied of the rounds. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Magazines(Ordnance), Separators, Compartments, Coverings, Ammunition feed mechanisms, Closures, Vertical orientation, Belts, Ammunition belt links

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE