Accession Number : ADD012843

Title :   Depression Gun POD.

Descriptive Note : Patent,Filed 11 Oct 84, patented 13 May 86,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Clayson,Arthur E ; Bates,Jack ; Fulmer,Richard D

Report Date : 13 May 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A depression gun pod for detachable connection to an aircraft stores suspension rack, the pod having a gun and having a gun mount providing for depression of the gun in elevation and for limited azimuth movement; the mount utilizing a plurality of planar frame-like members which are disposed in a compact configuration within the pod when the gun is in a forward firing position and which rigidly support the gun as it moves in depression and azimuth.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *GUN MOUNTS, AIRCRAFT, STORES, FORWARD AREAS, POSITION(LOCATION), AZIMUTH, ELEVATION

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE