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8807038 Combustible cartridge cased ammunition assembly  
A combustible cartridge assembly is described. The assembly of one embodiment includes a projectile, a body having a first end portion coupled to the projectile and a second end portion opposite...
8807040 Cartridge for multiplex load  
This disclosure relates to cartridges, including shotshell cartridges, for launching multiplex projectile loads that contain different sizes or types of projectiles, and methods of loading the...
8807003 Perforating gun assembly and method for controlling wellbore pressure regimes during perforating  
A method comprises providing a gun string assembly within a wellbore and perforating the wellbore using the gun string assembly. The gun string assembly comprises a plurality of perforating guns...
8807002 Weapon clearance appliance for clearing weapons, such as underwater mines, under water, unmanned underwater vehicle having a weapon clearance appliance of this kind, and method for this purpose  
The invention relates to a weapon clearance appliance for clearing weapons, such as underwater mines or munitions which have been sunk in waterways, under water by detonation of the weapon. In this...
8807039 Ballistic sealing, component retention, and projectile launch control for an ammunition cartridge assembly  
A telescoped ammunition cartridge assembly including a case having a front end and a base end positioned along a longitudinal axis. A projectile is positioned along the longitudinal axis towards...
8807004 Recoil attenuated payload launcher system  
This disclosure relates to launchers and launcher systems for discharging or launching payloads to downrange targets, and associated methods of using such launcher systems. This disclosure further...
8800449 Wad with ignition chamber  
A wad or basewad for ammunition includes an ignition chamber. The ignition chamber can be integrally formed with the payload wad, basewad, or battery cup or can be attached to the payload wad,...
8800674 Apparatus for releasing a fluid to the atmosphere  
An apparatus (10) for releasing a fluid to the atmosphere comprises a housing (12) for the fluid. The housing can comprise a biodegradable polymer, or a polymer that has been adapted to biodegrade....
8800451 Gas generator  
The present invention configures a gas generator (A) wherein, with regard to a plug assembly (2), a ring (22) is formed of insulative resin, electrode pins (21) are equipped midway with flange...
8800448 Stand-off door breaching device  
A stand-off breaching device, for breaching a target, that includes a nose at a front end which is a rounded cone-shape and configured to cause the stand-off breaching device to rebound from a...
8800450 Projectile fastening bolt for a shell with a subcaliber penetrator with a conical tailpiece and a shell  
A shell with a subcaliber penetrator, which has a conical tailpiece, and with a basically disk-shaped propulsion element, wherein the conical tailpiece has a frustum-shaped recess that is open...
8794156 Safety projectile for firearms  
A projectile package loaded in a firearm includes a projectile having a rod attached to its rear region. The rod is attached to a drag member or vanes having elastic properties. When fired, the...
8794665 Inflator, module including an inflator, vehicle safety system and method of operating a vehicle occupant protection system  
A vehicle safety system includes a module including an airbag and an inflator. The inflator includes a housing (12) in which a combustion chamber (16) containing a pyrotechnic propellant is...
8794152 Sealer elements, detonators containing the same, and methods of making  
A gas-impermeable sealer element (24, 124) for a detonator or other explosive initiation device includes a non-reactive sleeve (26, 126) having a channel (28, 128) formed therein. A reactive...
8794153 Shaped charge liner comprised of reactive materials  
A shaped charge liner comprises a powder, and the powder comprises a blend of particles. The particles comprise a core material, a first reactant material in intimate contact with the core...
8794151 Silicided MOS capacitor explosive device initiator  
An explosive device using a semiconductor explosion initiator device provides an MOS capacitor formed on a semiconductor substrate and including a silicide layer formed over a doped silicon layer...
8794154 Artillery projectile with separately controlled booster actuation and fragment dispersion  
An artillery projectile for firing from an artillery gun, mortar or artillery rocket launcher. The artillery projectile includes a body, a payload with a number of inert fragments located within...
8794155 Hollow point payload capsules  
A system includes an incomplete cartridge for a firearm and a field-selectable capsule for the cartridge. The capsule contains a product that may tag a person for tracing, induce sleep, cause...
8789468 Reactive material breaching device  
A breaching device that may be used to create a linear and, if desired, continuous, cut or breach in a metal structure. The cut or breach created may be non-linear in shape and not deviate from the...
8789470 Segmenting slug  
A segmenting slug has a body having a generally dome-shaped forward portion, a generally cylindrical rearward portion, and an opening in the rear of the body forming an interior chamber. There are...
8789795 Propulsion system and method using a combustion chamber discharging a concentrated mass  
A propulsion system and method are described configured to exert a force upon a vehicle. The system includes a concentrated mass which may be discharged from the vehicle by a propellant typically...
8789467 Surface safe explosive tool  
An explosive tool comprises a body structure, a charge, a detonator to ignite the charge via propagation of thermal energy, a pressure actuated safety to prevent propagation of sufficient thermal...
8789469 Grenade pull pin assembly  
A grenade fuze assembly includes a fuze body, a striker lever pivotally mounted to the fuze body, and a pull pin assembly. The pull pin assembly includes a pull pin attached to a pull ring and a...
8789471 Seal tape for gas generator  
A seal tape, a gas generator for a restraining apparatus using the seal tape, and a method for manufacturing a gas generator are provided. The seal tape closes, from an outside of the gas generator...
8783155 Stacked projectile launcher and associate methods  
Provided is a barrel insert for use with a barrel containing a plurality of axially stacked projectiles. The barrel insert has a proximal and a distal end, the distal end adapted to engage a...
8783026 Gas strut separation for staged rocket  
A staged rocket apparatus includes first and second stages connected by a releasable connector. A plurality of pressurized gas struts are connected between the first and second stages and provide a...
8783152 Reduced energy training cartridge for self-loading firearms  
A two piece, two-stage, reduced-energy mechanically operating cartridge is provided for launching, a configured bullet choice of various compositions from a dedicated or modified firearm. The...
8783188 Inflator  
An inflator containing a housing having a first end and a second end is provided. An igniter is fixed within the first end of the housing for ignition of gas generant charges within the housing. A...
8783187 Firearm projectiles and cartridges and methods of manufacturing the same  
Firearm projectiles and methods of manufacturing firearm projectiles from a supply of clad wire. In some embodiments, the clad wire is manufactured as electrical wire, such as copper-clad steel...
8783714 Airbag apparatus  
An airbag apparatus is provided having an inflator in which the waterproofing property of the connection between an initiator and a harness for distributing power is ensured by potting, and leakage...
8783183 Active body  
An active body is provided that includes at least one active mass block made of monobasic or polybasic high-energy materials such as a nitrocellulose mixture, for example, comprising approximately...
8783185 Liquid missile projectile for being launched from a launching device  
A liquid missile for being projected from a launching device which includes a liquid charge combined with a non-rigid flight integrity component. The flight integrity component allows the liquid...
8783186 Use of pyrophoric payload material in ammunition training rounds  
The present invention relates to munitions employed for training and tactical purposes. Specifically, the present invention relates to training munitions (e.g., training rounds) used with various...
8783184 Broadhead push-out bullet  
A cartridge for a firearm has a bullet that defines an internal chamber. The chamber has a broader top portion than a lower portion. The bullet further defines a channel passage leading out of the...
8776691 Launched smoke grenade  
A launched smoke grenade has a cartridge case having a hollow interior that receives a primer and a propellant, a projectile received by the cartridge case, and the projectile including a smoke...
8776693 Apparatus and method for dispensing incendiary projectiles  
An apparatus and method for dispensing incendiary projectiles is provided. The apparatus includes an injector for injecting the projectiles with a reactant at a dispensing rate, and a controller...
8776688 Electrically initiated inertial igniters for thermal batteries and the like  
A method for electrically initiating an inertial igniter for a munition. The method including: providing an electrical energy generating device to generate a voltage over a duration responsive to...
8776689 Energetics train reaction and method of making an intensive munitions detonator  
A detonator formed entirely from a plurality of discrete segments of an insensitive energetic composition, each of the segments employed in the detonator being compacted at different pressures from...
8776661 Connecting device having pyrotechnic rupture  
According to the present disclosure, devices, systems, and methods are disclosed in which two substantially parallel flanges are provided with rupture areas, respectively, located in the same...
8777258 Gas generator for restraining apparatus  
The invention provides a gas generator for a restraining apparatus, including: a housing an ignition device, and a gas generating agent accommodated in the housing, anda cup-shaped container having...
8776690 Sleeve for accommodating propellant charge powder  
The invention relates to a combustible sleeve for accommodating propellant charge powder, to munitions designed using such a sleeve, and to a production method for such sleeves. The sleeve...
8776692 Flameless smoke pot  
A flameless smoke pot and a method of generating smoke using the smoke pot. The smoke pot includes a casing having a side wall with air inlet openings and containing a plurality of perforated tubes...
8770110 Selectable yield warhead and method  
A warhead 10 with selectable output can provide either a high-yield mode for a wide area of damage or a low-yield mode for restricting damage to a confined area. The warhead 10 includes a casing 14...
8770082 Pressurized fluid delivery system and method of use  
A pressurized fluid delivery system and method that can be used to interrogate objects, such as the interrogation and detonation of IEDs. The system and method entail pressurizing a liquid within a...
8770108 Coupling device for explosives  
A coupling device which is configured such that respective explosives for blasting work are coupled to front and rear sections thereof. The coupling device includes cylindrical bodies, one of the...
8770109 Flare with flare ignition and ejector mechanism for the same  
A flare ignition system for an ejectable flare (10), for protecting moving and/or stationary objects from heat-seeking threats, is disclosed, wherein the flare ignition system is characterized by a...
8763723 Cartridge for breaking rock  
A cartridge for breaking rock which includes a tubular housing in which is formed a first compartment. The cartridge includes a first energetic composition inside the first compartment and a primer...
8765429 Biomass shock pretreatment  
Methods and apparatus for treating biomass that may include introducing a biomass to a chamber; exposing the biomass in the chamber to a shock event to produce a shocked biomass; and transferring...
8763535 Narrowing high strength polymer-based cartridge casing for blank and subsonic ammunition  
A high strength polymer-based cartridge casing includes an upper component of polymer, a bullet of a standard weight, a lower component of polymer, and an insert. The upper component has a shoulder...
8763533 Active body  
An active body (1) is proposed that has, as active mass (5), multiple flares (2, 3) arranged behind each other or stacked, in particular for the generation of decoys, wherein the flares (2, 3) are...