Accession Number : ADD015437
Title : Shape-Stable Reentry Body Nose Tip.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 1 Feb 91, patented 28 Apr 92,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Osaka, Walter K ; Ngai, Thomas T ; Wereta, Anthony, Jr
Report Date : 28 Apr 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 12
Abstract : A reentry body nose tip constructed from materials and produced by a process such that shape stability is maintained under ablative erosion occurring during atmospheric reentry.
Descriptors : *NOSE TIPS, *REENTRY VEHICLES, *PATENTS, ATMOSPHERICS, BODIES, EROSION, MATERIALS, NOSES, SHAPE, STABILITY, FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES
Subject Categories : Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles
Metallurgy and Metallography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE