Accession Number : ADD014201

Title :   Composite Round/Rapid Fire Gun.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Jun 84, patented 1 Mar 82,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Holtrop, John W ; Bartels, Bruce C

Report Date : 05 Jun 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A rapid fire gun round is made with a composite chamber. The chamber is loaded by rotational motion rather than br reciprocating motion. The round will work in a recoiless gun configuration. An alternate arrangement permits multiple barrels to be arranged with an ammunition chain to form a Gatling gun configuration. A liner can be inserted in the gun barrel to be replaced with wear as appropriate. PAT-CL-89-1.706. (JES)

Descriptors :   *GATLING GUNS, *GUN BARRELS, AMMUNITION, BARRELS, CHAINS, CHAMBERS, CONFIGURATIONS, GUNS, MOTION, RECIPROCATING ENGINES, ROTATION

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE