Accession Number : ADD014706

Title :   Versatile Nonelectric Dearmer.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 2 Oct 89, patented 18 Sep 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Cherry, Christopher R

Report Date : 18 Sep 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : This patent discloses a versatile, dearmer using small arms cartridges that is low cost, may be reusable, and can employ various types of destructive projectiles including water, clay, shot and steel slugs. A novel feature is a shock tube firing circuit which, when combined in a multiple barrel embodiment, produces multiple projectiles with a high degree of firing simultaniety. Keywords: Explosive ordnance disposal; Ordnance disposal tools; Patents. (MM)

Descriptors :   *ORDNANCE DISPOSAL TOOLS, *PATENTS, CARTRIDGES, CLAY, DESTRUCTION, EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL, FIRING CIRCUITS, LOW COSTS, PROJECTILES, SHOCK TUBES, SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, WATER

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE