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8950332 Expanding non-lethal munition  
A non-lethal, hand or rifle fired grenade which widely disperses non-lethal pellets—using a flexible multipocket bladder type device which is mounted on a rigid internal frame. The grenade p...
8950330 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 relating...
8950334 Pre-deformed obturator for tube-launched projectile  
A pre-deformed obturator for a projectile launched from a rifled tube includes an annular ring with a forward planar surface normal to the central longitudinal axis of the obturator. A top...
8950329 Electrically operated propellants  
An electrically operated propellant is configured to ignite and extinguish over a range of pressures. In examples, the electrically operated propellant is included in a gas generation system having...
8950331 Broadhead-bullet plastic encased shaft version  
The Broadhead-Bullet is a new type of sub-sonic hunting projectile combining capabilities of an expandable broad head arrowhead with that of a firearm-fired projectile. The Broadhead-Bullet is for...
8950333 Multi-component bullet with core retention feature and method of manufacturing the bullet  
A three component bullet with an improved core retention feature and a method of manufacturing the bullet includes a cylindrical jacket having an open end and a closed end containing a malleable...
8943971 Compounded high explosive composites for impact mitigation  
Compounded High Explosive Composites provide a novel family of low-cost explosives that exhibit anisotropic (directionally dependent, non-symmetric) sensitivity properties to replace current...
8943970 Energy transfer device  
A energy transfer device (10) is provided that is capable of transferring the energy output from one pyrotechnic device (52) to another device (78) for initiating firing thereof. Device (10)...
8947977 Fuzing arrangements  
A proximity fuzing arrangement for fuzing warheads carried by missiles which reduces the likelihood of the missile being detonated prematurely by such cases as rain or enemy counter measures. The...
8943974 Wall breaching fragmentation projectile  
A wall breaching explosive fragmentation ammunition having a tungsten alloy nose cap with ceramic cone nose which make possible penetration into a hardened target with survivability of the warhead....
8943973 Hand grenade, a hand-grenade actuator, and a method of manufacturing a hand-grenade actuator  
The present invention relates to a hand grenade comprising a main body (10), an actuator (14) releasably fixed to the main body (10), an actuator-ejection mechanism, and a charge to be released,...
8943942 Anti-fratricide responsive ordnance system  
An anti-fratricide responsive ordnance system that uses the power of a friendly radio frequency signal to detect and identify a friendly force. Upon identification, an electronic safe and arm...
8943972 Liner release mechanism for anti-armor munitions  
An Insensitive Munitions safety device mitigates the occurrence of a violent response of an anti-armor munition subjected to elevated temperatures. The anti-armor munition includes a projectile...
8939084 Surface skimming munition  
A surface skimming munition comprises a hull, a traction propulsion motor positioned in the hull and having a combustion chamber for combustion of a propellant, at least one aft directed nozzle...
8939210 Drill collar severing tool  
A pipe severing tool is arranged to align a plurality of high explosive pellets along a unitizing central tube that is selectively separable from a tubular external housing. The pellets are loaded...
8939083 Fuze safing system  
The safing system employs a multi-axis accelerometer system and multi-axis gyroscope system and a processor that is programmed to iteratively read acceleration data from the accelerometer system...
8939081 Ladar backtracking of wake turbulence trailing an airborne target for point-of-origin estimation and target classification  
A weapon-locating ladar system estimates a backward trajectory of an airborne target by using flow field measurements to follow the wake turbulence trailing the airborne target from a position at...
8939082 Blasting arrangement  
For use in a blasting system (10), a visible, throw-away, safety lockout device (30) which operates automatically, to interrupt power to the blasting system (10), upon the occurrence of one or more...
8939056 Systems, devices, and/or methods for managing targeted payload descent  
Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a system, machine, device, manufacture, circuit, composition of matter, and/or user interface adapted for and/or resulting from, and/or a method and/or...
8936272 Gas generating system  
A base assembly is provided for a gas generating system. The assembly includes a base having at least one opening formed therein, and an initiator assembly attached to the base so as to form a...
8935975 Incendiary machine  
An incendiary machine (10) comprises a feed and dispensing system (12), a priming system (20) and a control system. The feed and dispensing system (12) feeds a belt (14) of incendiary capsules (16)...
8931416 Inert and pressure-actuated submunitions dispensing projectile  
An inert axisymmetric projectile is provided for launching from a shipboard gun and dispersing submunitions at a target. The projectile includes a base plug, a sabot housing, a submunitions...
8931413 Compact mechanical inertia igniters for thermal batteries and the like  
A method for igniting a thermal battery upon a predetermined acceleration event. The method including: rotatably connecting a striker mass to a base; aligning a first projection on the striker mass...
8931415 Initiation systems for explosive devices, scalable output explosive devices including initiation systems, and related methods  
Initiator systems for warheads include a first initiation device configured to detonate at least a portion of an explosive material contained in an explosive device and a second initiation device...
8931414 Reaction container containing aluminum  
A reaction container has contains an amount of a water reactive material and a volume of water within the confined space of its interior. The water reactive material, which contains aluminum, is...
8931389 High voltage explosive assembly for downhole detonations  
A downhole explosive detonation comprises a high voltage electro-explosive initiator comprising an input high voltage power supply with a low impedance shunting fuse, a flexible electrical link and...
8925463 Pressure relief system for gun fired cannon cartridges  
A high velocity munition comprises a projectile, mounted on a cartridge case, that can be fired from an automatic cannon or weapon. During storage or transport an IM venting device included in the...
8925464 Housing structure for gas generating system  
A sub-assembly for a housing of a gas generating system is provided. The sub-assembly includes a housing portion and an insert attached to the housing portion such that at least a portion of a...
8925461 Low profile igniter  
An igniter includes a housing having a first end with an opening, a second end opposite the first end, a longitudinal axis extending from the first end to the second end, and a top surface with a...
8925438 Countermeasure technique using an appropriate fluid spray against infrared heat seeking missile  
This invention relates to an improved countermeasure process for both military and civil commercial aircraft under an attack by an infrared heat seeking missile. The countermeasure process involves...
8925538 Reusable distraction device simulator  
Here is disclosed a reusable pneumatic distraction device having a housing which encloses a first and a second gas reservoir which are configured to contain a quantity of high and low pressure gas,...
8925462 Intermediate voltage arming  
A system includes a first arm switch, a voltage multiplier device connected in series with the first arm switch, and a first intermediate voltage detector portion communicatively connected to the...
8922973 Detonator comprising a nonlinear transmission line  
Detonators are described herein. In a general embodiment, the detonator includes a nonlinear transmission line that has a variable capacitance. Capacitance of the nonlinear transmission line is a...
8920918 Oil and polyethylene glycol fill material for use in paintball shells  
A fill material is for use within a closed interior chamber of a gelatin paintball capsule. The fill material includes a polyethylene glycol and an oil. Each one of the polyethylene glycol and the...
8919256 Obturator ring with interlocking segments  
An obturator can be secured to a projectile to be launched from within a launch tube. The obturator cooperates with the projectile to seal a pressurized gas within the launch tube during launch....
8919444 System and method for enhanced wellbore perforations  
An apparatus for perforating a subterranean formation may include a casing, an energetic material, a liner, and an acid-generating material. The casing may have a slotted end configured to receive...
8919255 Chemiluminescent shotgun tracer insert with decelerator  
A chemiluminescent tracer insert with decelerator for use with a shotgun shell to provide an aiming and training aid for shotgun shooting activities, including skeet, trap, sporting clays, hunting,...
8919257 155 mm XM1126 testing/training projectile  
A round for simulating an 155 mm Excalibur ammunition for testing purposes. The round can effectively simulate the flight patterns of a real Excalibur round for testing purposes though made of far...
8919253 Perforating string with magnetohydrodynamic initiation transfer  
A perforating system that transfers a detonation wave between adjacent perforating guns by converting shockwave energy to electrical energy. An explosive is provided on an end of a detonating cord...
8919254 Pressure vessel with safety features  
A vessel, such as a rocket motor tube, comprised of an insert, and a joint that allows the insert to decouple from the vessel to relieve pressure when subjected to excessive temperatures and/or a...
8916809 Projectile having a window for transmitting power and/or data into the projectile interior  
A method is provided for optically providing at least one of power and data to a projectile from an external optical source. The method including: outputting an optical signal from an external...
8915189 Method for packing fin-stabilized penetrators in a carrier shell  
The present invention relates to a method for packing fin-stabilized penetrators (8) in a carrier shell (1), which penetrators (8) comprise a front penetrator part (10) and a rear fin part (9,...
8915190 Launched smoke grenade  
A launched smoke grenade has a body having a hollow interior that contains an active grenade material and a bullet trap element formed of an inert material, the body defining a muzzle receptacle...
8915191 Spin stabilized and/ or drag stabilized, blunt impact non-lethal projectile  
A spin stabilized and drag-stabilized, blunt impact, non-lethal projectile is provided, having a rigid base and rigid windscreen, with a compressible body therebetween, thereby enabling use thereof...
8915188 Security detonator  
A detonator includes a flying plate propelled by a squib stage including at least one first pyrotechnic composition and/or one first explosive, the plate being propelled onto a relay stage...
8910411 Supplemental projectile for a firearm  
An auxiliary projectile for a firearm includes: an exhaust vessel to allow a bullet to pass through it yet capture muzzle blast, a barrel socket to slide onto the barrel of the firearm; and a ring...
8910576 Bomb for deployment from an air vehicle  
A bomb for deployment from an air vehicle includes a rocket motor for propelling the bomb. The rocket motor includes propellant which at least partially defines a void downstream of an initial...
8904939 Avalanche-inducing device  
Said device comprises a tube (1), one closed end of which is mounted onto a holder (5), for example a concrete mass (6), that is itself attached to a mountainside (7). The other open end (2) of...
8904933 Igniter and method of making  
An igniter includes, a sleeve receptive to combustible medium, a resistor in operable communication with the combustible medium, and at least one lead in electrical communication with the resistor...
8904941 Ammunition  
An ammunition capable of improving flying speed, shooting range, flight velocity, and straightness of a bullet by reducing the air resistance of the bullet due to the eddy flow of air generated at...