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US20120145028 PROJECTILE THAT INCLUDES PROPULSION SYSTEM AND LAUNCH MOTOR ON OPPOSING SIDES OF PAYLOAD AND METHOD  
Projectiles that include a propulsion system and a launch motor which are located on opposing sides of a payload and a method of directing a projectile toward a target are generally described...
US20110271863 Electrically Initiated Inertial Igniters for Thermal Batteries and the Like  
A method for electrically initiating an inertial igniter for a munition. The method including: generating a voltage over a duration of an acceleration of the munition; powering a circuit from the...
US20140352566 NITROGLYCERINE-FREE MULTI-PERFORATED HIGH-PERFORMING PROPELLANT SYSTEM  
The propulsion system for the acceleration of projectiles is based on a multi-perforated grain propellant and is composed from nitrocellulose, a crystalline energy carrier of a nitramine type and...
US20110061553 Super Compressed Detonation Method and Device to Effect Such Detonation  
A method for effecting physicochemical transformations and detonation properties in a material using super-compressed detonation includes: providing an insensitive energetic material to be...
US20140216290 Projectile-Deployed Countermeasure System  
Systems and methods described herein provide for the protection of personnel within vehicles and structures from rocket-propelled grenades and other incoming threats. According to one aspect of...
US20140144344 DUPLEX ACTUATION SYSTEM FOR INFLATABLE RESTRAINTS  
A duplex firing initiator for an airbag inflator includes both a primary initiator and a secondary initiator for electrical connection to a Restraint Control Module. In the duplex firing...
US20110252999 MARKING AMMUNITION  
Marking cartridge for conventional firearms that deposits marking media on impact with a target. The marking cartridge generally comprises a marking projectile containing a quantity of marking...
US20150027335 Impact Marking Device For Practice Round And Round Equipped With Such a Device  
According to the invention, the marking device has a shape of revolution and comprises a casing (1) with a conical bottom (8) closed off by an obturator (2), fixed in a sealed manner to said...
US20120255456 INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS SWAGED VENT PLUG  
A venting system for ordnance or rocket motors comprising a casing having at least one hole and a plug, the plug being formed from a plug slug swaged into the at least one hole. A method to fill a...
US20130276659 LOW-PROFILE IGNITER ASSEMBLIES ADAPTED FOR USE WITH INFLATABLE AIRBAG SYSTEMS  
Low-profile igniter assemblies adapted for use with low-profile inflators as well as conventionally sized inflators are disclosed. Such igniter assemblies can comprise an adaptor, an ignition...
US20120192750 METHODS OF PRODUCING COUNTERMEASURE DECOYS HAVING TAILORED EMISSION SIGNATURES  
Methods of producing pyrophoric countermeasure decoy flares include depositing a sculptured thin film of a pyrophoric material onto a substrate using physical vapor deposition. In an example...
US20110155856 ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR LAUNCHING COUNTER-MEASURES  
A method for launching counter-measures from a launch opening of a dispenser mounted on an aeroplane. The counter-measures are launched in a direction obliquely forwards and downwards relative to...
US20150168117 Mobile Platform for the Delivery of Bulk Explosive  
The present invention is directed to a mobile platform for the delivery of bulk explosives to a blast hole. One embodiment of the platform provides the ability to obtain weight information...
US20120199033 Coated ammunition and methods of making  
Ammunition, consisting generally of a casing, propellant, projectile and primer, is entirely coated with a coating that renders the ammunition resistant to infiltration by moisture or deleterious...
US20150253118 MUNITIONS SAFETY AND ARMING DEVICE FOR ARTILLERY AMMUNITION, AND ARTILLERY AMMUNITION HAVING THE SAME  
A munitions safety and arming device for artillery ammunition, and an artillery ammunition having the same are provided. The munitions safety and arming device for artillery ammunition includes: a...
US20150144017 POLYPHOSPHAZENES  
Optically sensitised binders which are energetic polyphosphazenes tailored at the molecular level to achieve enhanced absorption of electromagnetic radiation by having attached thereto a...
US20120180681 Inertially Operated Electrical Initiation Methods  
A method for electrically initiating an inertial igniter for a munition. The method including: generating a voltage over a duration of an acceleration of the munition; directing a portion of a...
US20150033970 ENGINEERED NECK ANGLE AMMUNITION CASING  
Polymeric ammunition casings having engineered neck geometries, and methods of forming such ammunition are provided. In particular embodiments, both the internal and external neck geometries are...
US20130145950 Surface Blasting Product  
A surface blasting product which includes a container, a receptacle which contains adhesive which is displaceable to adhere the container to a rock, and an explosive charge, inside the container,...
US20140245917 PYROTECHNIC TIME DELAY ELEMENT  
A pyrotechnic time delay element which includes a casing made from a plastics material, a pyrotechnic composition inside the volume, a membrane inside the volume against one end of the pyrotechnic...
US20150083012 REAR EJECTION IMPACT MARKING AMMUNITION ASSEMBLY  
An ammunition assembly comprising a body having an interior chamber between leading and trailing ends, and a nose portion is attached to the leading end. An ejectable payload is disposed in the...
US20110174182 ACTIVATION UNIT FOR MUNITION-FREE DECOYS  
An activation unit (1, 10) for munitions-free decoys, active masses or active bodies (3) is characterized by an ejector tube (2) and a high-powered heater element (4) arranged around the ejector...
US20150114248 Method for Lifting a Firing Safety Detent and Projectile Using This Method  
According to the invention, in order to lift said safety detent, use is made of a multi-vane fan (5), which is arranged inside the fuselage (2) of the projectile, but the vanes (4) of which pass...
US20120180682 Inertially Operated Electrical Initiation Devices  
An electrical igniter for a munition. The igniter including: a magnet and coil wherein the magnet is configured for substantially repetitive motion in proximity to the coil to generate a voltage...
US20140202350 Inertially Operated Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Electronic Circuitry  
An electrical energy harvesting device for harvesting electrical energy from a pulsed impact loading event. The device including: a piezoelectric element configured to be loaded and unloaded to a...
US20120024136 METHOD FOR LAUNCHING A MISSILE  
An air-based vertical launch system is described by means of which ballistic missile defense can be achieved effectively from a large aircraft. A method for ensuring safe missile egress is...
US20130074723 Impact Fuze for a High-spin Self-destructing Device  
A fuze includes a shell, a plunger a firing pin unit, a spring, a receptacle, a plurality of detents, a detonation unit and a restraint unit. The plunger is movably provided in the shell. The...
US20070240350 Automatic Integrated Distress Device  
The present invention is directed to a distress flare launcher that can manually or automatically fire pyrotechnic signal flares when a mariner is in distress. During an emergency, the device may...
US20150075401 SQUIB DRIVER DIAGNOSTIC CIRCUIT AND METHOD  
A diagnostic circuit is provided that includes a FET having a source connected to a first node, a drain, and a gate; a first switch connecting a current-supply node to one of the gate and a second...
US20060005732 Blow-molded paintball and method of manufacture thereof  
Blow-fill-seal processing is employed to fabricate fully formed and filled paintballs. A blow-fill-seal machine, known in the field of medical container and syringe manufacture, is adapted for...
US20130014660 METHOD FOR DETONATING AN UNEXPLODED MUNITION  
A method for detonating an unexploded munition including: firing one or more munitions into an area without detonation; providing the one or more munitions with a power supply having a...
US20110179965 AMMUNITION ASSEMBLY  
Ammunition assemblies including ammunition cartridges are provided herein. According to some embodiments, ammunition cartridges may include a tubular casing having a first and a second end,...
US20130186295 DIVERSIONARY GRENADE HAVING WATERTIGHT SEAL  
A grenade is defined by a body made from a rubberized material, the body including a hollow interior and a stem section. A cap is releasably secured to the stem section, the cap retaining a fuze...
US20130133544 HYBRID INFLATOR OF AIRBAG  
The present invention discloses a hybrid inflator of an airbag. The hybrid inflator of the airbag includes a main casing, a central channel, a vent tube, a rupture disc, an inner cover group, an...
US20110041718 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CHEMICAL AND/OR MECHANICAL REMEDIATION OF NITRO COMPOUNDS AND NITRATE ESTERS  
Systems and methods for chemoremediation or mechanical destruction of undetonated explosive materials. An explosive apparatus contains an explosive material in close proximity to a chemical...
US20120103224 Energy harvesting power sources for detecting target impact of a munition  
A method for detecting a target impact of the munition. The method including: providing the munition with a power supply having a piezoelectric material for generating power from an axial...
US20120180685 Forty millimeter caliber exercise bullet  
A forty millimeter caliber exercise bullet has improved for properly exploding on a target, and securely maintaining the unloaded status during ordinary time. The improved exercise bullet...
US20070125256 Electronic firing systems and methods for firing a device  
An electronic firing system may include a first firing circuit and a second firing circuit. A detection system operatively associated with the first and second firing circuits detects whether a...
US20140261043 Shotgun Shell Tracer and Tracer Manufacturing Device  
A shotgun shell tracer includes a base wall, an obturator, and an edge wall extending from the base wall opposite to the obturator. A chamber support may be engaged to the base wall extending from...
US20120312184 ADAPTABLE SMART WARHEAD AND METHOD FOR USE  
A method for detonating a munition comprising the steps of providing a plurality of micro-detonators and microprocessors in said munition and initiating said micro-detonators in a predetermined...
US20120227611 ADAPTABLE SMART WARHEAD AND METHOD FOR USE  
A method for detonating a munition comprising the steps of providing a plurality of micro-detonators and microprocessors in said munition and initiating said micro-detonators in a predetermined...
US20120192745 SAFETY AND ARMING DEVICE FOR A PYROTECHNIC TRAIN OF A PROJECTILE  
A micro-machined or micro-engraved safety and arming device for a pyrotechnic train of a projectile to which an axial spin motion is imparted during firing, the device includes a shutter to...
US20120167796 Integrated warhead rocket motor  
An integrated warhead and rocket motor subassembly. The novel subassembly includes a warhead, a rocket motor, and a single bulkhead separating the warhead and the rocket motor. The bulkhead is...
US20120266771 Safety Priming Device for Rotating Ammunition  
An ammunition safety priming device using silicon micro-mechatronic systems technology, having at least two priming safeties intended to be deactivated by as many external independent physical...
US20120227613 THERMAL ENHANCED BLAST WARHEAD  
A warhead apparatus, method of making same, and method of detonating same comprising employing a high explosive core, an energetically and physically dense reactive material substantially...
US20150260490 PRIMER INSERT FOR A POLYMER AMMUNITION CARTRIDGE CASING  
The present invention includes a metal primer insert for a polymeric ammunition cartridge having a top surface opposite a bottom surface and a substantially cylindrical coupling element that...
US20120204748 METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR INDUCTIVE ENERGY CAPTURE FOR FUZES  
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for power conversion in fuzes for projectiles. Fuze electronics in the projectile control detonation of the projectile. A rectifier converts pulses from a...
US20130047881 TRAINING CARTRIDGE  
A cartridge for non-lethal applications comprises a posterior portion 1 which extends axially to provide a cylindrical casing. An anterior portion comprises of a nose portion 2 with a centrally...
US20130014665 AMMUNITION CASING  
An ammunition article is provided which comprises a casing and a cap wherein the casing is formed from a polymeric material that has a room temperature notched Izod impact value greater than about...
US20120103175 TRANSLATING ADJACENT-BLAST SHIELD AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING EXTERNAL SLOTS OF MISSILES IN LAUNCHER TUBES  
Embodiments of a translating adjacent-blast shield and method of protecting external slots of a missile from a high-temperature, high-pressure gas plume of a missile that is launched from an...