Accession Number : ADD010550

Title :   Ammunition Locking Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Swarthout,Richard L

Report Date : 15 Apr 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Mechanism for locking individual rounds of ammunition in a bank of storage tubes disposed in an ammunition supply vehicle. A gang type lock actuator system can be operated to lock all ammunition rounds in place while the vehicle is in transit. Individual rounds can be unlocked when it is desired to transfer a specific number of rounds to a combat vehicle.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Ammunition containers, Locking fastener devices, Storage tubes, Storage racks, Combat vehicles, Logistics support

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE