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