Accession Number : ADD014384

Title :   Foam Filled Muzzle Blast Reducing Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 25 Feb 82, patented 19 Jun 84,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Shea, John W ; Pater, Larry L

Report Date : 19 Jun 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A device for reducing the muzzle blast and flash from large caliber guns is disclosed. A container having a plurality of internal chambers and baffle plates filled with an aqueous foam is mounted to the muzzle of the gun barrel. The foam and chambers co-operate to substantially suppress muzzle blast noise and completely suppress muzzle flash. Patents. (AW)

Descriptors :   *BLAST, *FOAM, *GUN MUZZLES, *MUZZLE FLASH, *PATENTS, *SUPPRESSORS, CHAMBERS, GUN BARRELS, GUNS, INTERNAL, NOISE, WATER, BAFFLES, SHOCK ABSORBERS, NOISE REDUCTION, SUPPRESSION

Subject Categories : Guns
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE