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8991292 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...
8985024 Shaped charge liner  
A liner for a shaped charge is provided for improved penetration of a target formation. The liner is formed from a combination of high density particulate and low density particulate.
8985624 Dual stage air bag inflator  
Apparatus for inflating an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device includes a primary housing, a primary inflation fluid source, a secondary housing, and a secondary inflation fluid source....
8985025 Submunition and cluster munition containing submunitions  
A cluster munition may include a plurality of submunitions that are ejected from a delivery vehicle. Each submunition is single target discriminating and includes electronic self-destruct and...
8984999 Programmable ammunition  
A programmable ammunition which receives a program as well as energy transmission is provided. The ammunition also comprises an energy store, an electronic system and an ignition in addition to at...
8985023 Explosive device booster assembly and method of use  
An apparatus for perforating a wellbore comprises a housing, at least one perforating charge disposed within the housing, a detonation cord coupled to the at least one perforating charge, and a...
8985004 Firearms for firing shotshell type ammunition  
Shotshell type ammunition includes a hull, a sabot disposed within the hull, and at least one projectile disposed within the sabot. The hull has a rimless first end that includes a primer for...
8985026 Penetrator round assembly  
Techniques are described for penetrating protective vehicle armor. In one example, a penetrator round assembly comprises a main penetrator rod comprising a tungsten alloy and a solid nose engaged...
8985000 Method and device for transmitting energy to a projectile  
Inductive or capacitive transmission of energy to a projectile is disclosed. A waveguide can be used to transmit the energy, the electric field being concentrated in the waveguide. The thus used...
8979121 Pyrotechnic inflator with central diffuser and composite overwrap  
A pyrotechnic inflator assembly including a shell member and an end cap joinable with the shell member to form a subassembly. The subassembly contains a quantity of pyrotechnic material and at...
8978560 Shock mitigation barrier for warheads  
A nanocomposite explosive liner for a main fill charge in a warhead may include a secondary high explosive having a mean crystal size less than about one micron, and a binder. The porosity of the...
8978558 Shaped charge and element  
One or more aspects of the present invention relate to a shaped charge, including a linear shaped charge comprising an explosive element, a liner, a face for application to a target object and a...
8978561 Multi barrel paint ball mine powered by firearm cartridge primer  
A paint ball mine having an expansion chamber with a plurality of barrels mounted to a top wall of the expansion chamber. Each barrel opens into the expansion chamber and is adapted to receive a...
8978557 Ring-shaped or plate-like element and method for producing same  
A ring-shaped or plate-like element, in particular for a metal-sealing material-feedthrough, for example for devices which are subjected to high pressures, such as igniters for airbags or belt...
8978559 Cartridge cases and base inserts therefor  
A base insert for a cartridge case comprises a base end having a lip and a groove proximate the lip and having a primer pocket defined in the base end and an insert end having a base wall and a...
8973504 Bullet including an air-guiding recess  
The present invention relates to a bullet including an air-guiding recess, comprising: a head 20; and a tail 30 disposed behind the head 20, and including an odd number of air-guiding recesses 32...
8976023 Advanced cooperative defensive military tactics, armor, and systems  
This invention provides impact detection and vehicle cooperation to achieve particular goals and determine particular threat levels. For example, an impact/penetration sensing device may be...
8973503 Fragmentation bodies, warheads including fragmentation bodies, and related ordnance  
A fragmentation body comprising a substantially monolithic structure comprising a metal material and comprising a major surface having an indentation pattern therein, and an opposing major surface...
8973502 Simultaneous nonelectric priming assembly and method  
A priming assembly and a method are provided for coupling a plurality of detonators to at least one explosive through a plurality of transmission lines. The priming assembly may include a housing...
8973362 Method and device for producing explosions  
An apparatus and method for producing explosions, including a pressure-resistance container having a main explosion chamber introduced therein, further including a supply line for supplying a...
8967049 Solid lined fabric and a method for making  
An apparatus being a lined fabric material is disclosed. One embodiment of the lined fabric is used as an augmentation sleeve for use with a non lethal, explosive device and includes a lined...
8967046 Gas generators, launch tubes including gas generators and related systems and methods  
Gas generators may be utilized for launching a projectile. Launch tubes may include gas generators. Methods of launching a projectile may include utilizing gas generators to impart an initial...
8967048 Timing module  
A timing module for use in a detonating system which includes discriminating and validating arrangements which sense and validate at least one characteristic of at least one parameter produced by...
8967030 Attachment device with pyrotechnic bolt  
According to the invention, the device (1) comprises a bolt (6) including a locking member (9) which is mounted such that it can slide with respect to a first component (2) and can adopt a locked...
8967291 Pressure-activated switch  
A first end of a conductive spring is embedded in a wall of a large chamber of a piston housing. The spring is held in tension by a second end of the spring being pinned against a bead contact by...
8967047 Igniter base for pyrotechnic devices  
Igniter base for a pyrotechnic initiator has a glass base together with fused-in contact pins that function as a pole carrier and thus fixes the contact pins in secure correlation to one another....
8960091 Initiator with molded ESD dissipater  
An initiator assembly can include an outer body can have a first end, a second end, and an internal passage between the first and second ends. An initiator canister can be joined to the outer body...
8960092 Device for setting off an avalanche  
Device for setting off an avalanche, comprising a support intended to be fixed to the mounting side, for example on a concrete slab, and an enclosure one end of which is open, this enclosure being...
8960095 Gas generator with reactive gases  
A gas generator includes two reserves of reactive gases, an ignition device capable of being triggered in order to open lids of the reserves and initiating combustion of the reactive gases, and an...
8960093 Igniter with a multifunctional plug  
An igniter for seismic prospection or for mining applications or for use in the crude oil and natural gas industries is described, including a detonator in which an explosive material, an igniting...
8960094 Bullet with push-out explosive  
A bullet defines a chamber and mechanism for extending an explosive body from the chamber. The chamber has a broader top portion than a lower portion. The bullet further defines a channel passage...
8955443 Warhead having selectable axial effects  
A cylindrical warhead is divided into a conical central segment and peripheral segments. The central segment has a disk-shaped liner bounding a cavity with high explosive and forming a penetrating...
8955441 Dentonator cross-talk reduction  
A detonator system (10) which has a plurality of segments (16), each segment having a respective plurality of detonators (14), and a synchronizer (18, 12), which may be a compound arrangement or a...
8955916 Use of post-blast markers in the mining of mineral deposits  
A method of mining a mineral deposit includes setting a plurality of explosive charges at spaced pre-blast locations in the deposit, wherein at least selected pre-blast locations also carry...
8955442 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 an inlet openings and containing a plurality of perforated tubes...
8950335 Permanent slipping rotating band and method for producing such a band  
The invention relates to a projectile (6) provided with a slipping rotating band (1) which is designed for firing from a weapon system with a rifled barrel. The rotating band (1) comprises an...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...