Accession Number : ADD015936

Title :   Relocatable Explosives Storage Magazine.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 15 Jun 92, patented 8 Jun 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Liptak, Richard E ; Keenan, William A

Report Date : 08 Jun 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent discloses a relocatable storage magazine is provided for containing the shockwave, conflagration and flying debris of an accidental explosion of stored explosives, ordnance or the like and includes a container; a debris trap attached to the container for receiving the pressure wave and for containing flying debris an access hole communicating with the container and with the debris trap for venting the pressure wave of an explosion from the container into the debris trap and for providing access to the container; a lid cover and storage tray for storing and retrieving explosives; vent holes in the debris trap for venting the pressure wave to the atmosphere; a sliding door for providing access to the storage magazine; ears for lifting and relocating the storage magazine; hooks for retaining the lid cover and storage tray in an accessible position.

Descriptors :   *MAGAZINES(ORDNANCE), *PATENTS, *STORAGE, *CONTAINMENT(GENERAL), SHOCK WAVES, EXPLOSIONS, ORDNANCE, DEBRIS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Information Science
      Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE