Accession Number : ADD013154

Title :   Missile Longitudinal Support Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 6 Aug 85, patented 19 May 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gassler,Richard D ; Hahn,Dustan L

Report Date : 19 May 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A shock resistant missile longitudinal support assembly provides axial support to a canisterized missile while allowing the missile to translate under shock in any radial direction relative to the longitudinal axis of the canister.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LAUNCH TUBES, *ROCKET LAUNCHERS, *GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, *STABILIZATION SYSTEMS, CANISTERS, LOAD CONTROL, SEISMIC WAVES, GUIDED MISSILES, SUPPORTS, HOUSINGS, BULKHEADS, SHOCK RESISTANCE, STIFFENING, ORIENTATION(DIRECTION)

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE