Accession Number : ADD013361
Title : Missile Azimuth Alignment System.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 23 Jul 86, patented 21 Jul 87,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Gassler, Richard D ; Stridhar, Bettadapur N
Report Date : 21 Jul 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : This patent discloses continuous alignment system for preventing rotation of a missile during on-loading in a launching tube, while permitting a controlled translation of the missile in the launching tube when subjected to external seismic shocks.
Descriptors : *ALIGNMENT, *PATENTS, *LOADING(ORDNANCE PROJECTORS), AZIMUTH, CONTROL, GUIDED MISSILES, LAUNCH TUBES, TRANSLATIONS, GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, ROTATION, SHOCK RESISTANCE
Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE