Accession Number : ADD018009

Title :   Sealing Apparatus For Exclusion of Water From Underwater Gun Barrels.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 3 Mar 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Stance, Joseph J ; Dean, Laurance M ; Kirschner, Ivan N

PDF Url : ADD018009

Report Date : 03 Mar 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A sealing apparatus which may be mounted on multi or single barreled guns is disclosed to provide a watertight seal on an underwater gun. The sealing apparatus comprises a sealing plate connected to a gun barrel and a muzzle seal which fit on the muzzle of the gun barrel and frictionally engages the sealing plate. The sealing plate includes a firing aperture which aligns with the gun barrel when the gun is fired.

Descriptors :   *GUN BARRELS, *SEALS(STOPPERS), *INVENTIONS, *WATERPROOFING, *UNDERWATER ORDNANCE, WATER, GUNS, SEALING COMPOUNDS, WATERTIGHTNESS, GUN MUZZLES

Subject Categories : Guns
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE