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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE