Accession Number : ADD009168

Title :   Device for Cutting Kinetic Energy Projectile.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Yuhash,Ladd

Report Date : 02 Nov 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The invention is a projectile cutting device having a body member which is able to be secured to a gun muzzle. The device is equipped with a number of radially offset cutting blades which can be moved, simultaneously, toward or away from the central axis of the body of the cutting device. When used, the device allows the projectile to fragment producing a spray pattern of dispersion, increasing the effectiveness of close range gunfire. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Cutting tools, Blades, Carbon steels, Cutting, Gun barrel attachments, Kinetic energy projectiles, Scoring, Short range(Distance), Gunfire, Ammunition fragments, Dispersing, Antipersonnel ammunition, Gun muzzles

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE