Accession Number : ADD015341

Title :   Droppable Jet Vane TVC.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 6 Jan 75, patented 21 Jan 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Jacobson, Michael D

Report Date : 21 Jan 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A jet vane thrust vector control unit is provided to pitch a missile over into a generally horizontal path after the missile has been vertically launched. A collar affixed to the base of the missile by explosive bolts is utilized to mount the unit so that the unit can be jettisoned after it has done its job.

Descriptors :   *JET VANES, *THRUST VECTOR CONTROL SYSTEMS, *GUIDED MISSILE COMPONENTS, *PATENTS, *JETTISONABLE EQUIPMENT, COLLARS, CONTROL, EXPLOSIVE BOLTS, EXPLOSIVES, MOUNTS, PATHS, THRUST, STEERING, LAUNCHING, TRAJECTORIES, FLIGHT PATHS

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Dynam, Config & Cntrl Surfaces

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE