Accession Number : ADD011348

Title :   Hybrid Shaped-Charge/Kinetic/Energy Penetrator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Weimer,R J ; Kim,C

Report Date : 07 Aug 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This invention is directed to the construction of armor-piercing projectiles which combine the enhanced kinetic energy penetration due to metal matrix composite materials with that of a shaped-charge jet to defeat armor not vulnerable to either weapon alone. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Kinetic energy projectiles, *Armor piercing ammunition, *Shaped charge jets, Penetration, Metal matrix composites, Linings, Inertia, Fuzes(Ordnance), Hybrid systems, Walls, Standoff, Range(Distance)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE