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8850885 Water air-bubble fragment recovery test apparatus  
A water air-bubble fragment recovery test apparatus that facilitates accurate assessment of fragmentation characteristics and lethality that are normally detonated in air. An airtight, waterproof...
8850985 Polymeric material suitable for making ammunition cartridge casings  
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...
8850986 Cylindrical (drum) centerfire cartridge's primer  
The present invention relates to a novel cylindrical drum design to eliminate the need for the adhering method in the primer's design, while providing protection against the effects of temperature...
8851786 Bulkhead sealing mechanism  
A reversible sealing mechanism for sealing a bulkhead having a first central aperture defined along a central axis and disposed between first and second compartments includes a cover member having...
8851519 Releasable tether retention system  
A releasable tether retention system is provided. The system includes a housing, a movable member movably mounted within the housing, and a sliding element coupled to the movable member so as to...
8850984 Device for improved method of blasting  
An explosive cartridge comprising: an explosive composition;a deactivating agent that is capable of desensitising the explosive composition; anda barrier element that prevents contact between the...
8844444 Reusable test projectile  
A reusable test projectile may be used for spinning and non-spinning shots in a soft catch system. The projectile may include a body having an integrally formed base and a removable nose. The body...
8844443 Spin or aerodynamically stabilized ammunition  
Disclosed is spin-stabilized ammunition for use in grooved or smooth bore handheld firearms with calibers up to 60 mm. The projectile of the ammunition features a body in the shape of a truncated...
8839720 Security enhanced blasting apparatus, and method of blasting  
Blasting apparatuses are disclosed that include enhanced security features, including biometric analysis of specific biological features of a candidate blast operator, thereby to generate a...
8841567 Compact and mechanical inertial igniters for thermal batteries and the like for munitions with short duration firing setback shock  
An inertial igniter including: a body having a base; a striker release element rotatably disposed on the body, the striker release element having a first surface; a first biasing element for...
8833262 Lead free reduced ricochet limited penetration projectile  
A frangible projectile with a specific gravity similar to a lead projectile. The projectile comprises 34-94%, by weight, binder. The binder comprises poly ether block amide resin. The projectile...
8833261 Ignition train mechanism for illumination flare  
The present invention relates to an improved apparatus for safely igniting a pyrotechnic device such as a flare which is suspended by a parachute following deployment from an air craft. More...
8833223 Multi-petal projectile adapter for a dearmer  
A multi-petal adapter that enables projectiles of different sizes to be used in a single dearmer. The adapter includes a plurality of petals that are secured, in a detachable way, to a base. The...
8833227 Sealing ring and propellant charge cartridge  
A sealing ring obturates a propellant charge cartridge of an automatic firearm for caseless ammunition, in particular against an end face of a firearm element, in particular for a breech or a...
8829401 Projectile and associated method for seeking a target identified by laser designation  
A projectile and associated method are provided for seeking a target that has been laser designated even though the projectile does not include a laser receiver. A projectile includes an...
8826820 High energy blasting  
A method of blasting rock, in mining for recoverable material, comprising drilling blastholes in a blast zone loading the blastholes with explosives and then firing the explosives in the blastholes...
8826821 Explosives container and method  
An explosives container comprising a flexible inner bag within a flexible outer bag, the outer bag comprising a first end and a second end and a booster compartment located on an external surface...
8827308 Filter with integrated baffle  
An airbag assembly may include an airbag and an inflator in fluid communication with the airbag. The inflator may have a first chamber containing a first gas source and a second chamber containing...
8826822 Rocket without tail flame  
A rocket without tail flame includes an outer socket which receives an ignition unit, a first bullet, a second powder filling unit, a hollow aluminum tube and a second bullet therein. A rocket head...
8826823 Method for combating explosive-charged weapon units, and projectile designed for the same  
The invention relates to a method of with a projectile (1) comprising a reactive charge (4), combating an explosive-charged weapon unit (7), preferably an enemy shell, so that undesirable harmful...
8820240 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...
8820241 Safety device for a fuze of a projectile  
A safety device for a fuze of a projectile that includes a detonating device for detonating the fuze. The safety device has a safety unit with a processor for safeguarding a detonation process of...
8820209 Method for detonating an unexploded munition  
A method for generating a time-out signal for an unexploded munition. The method including: providing the munition with a power supply having a piezoelectric material for generating power from a...
8820243 Integrated electric match initiator module with isolated lift and burst function for a pyrotechnic device  
An electric match assembly for initiating a pyrotechnic device, the electric match assembly comprising an element for connection to a leader carrying the signal; a first electric match component...
8820242 Hot hole charge system  
An apparatus, method and insulation medium for inserting and insulating a charge medium within a borehole includes a charge tube comprised of an elongate tube having a length and diameter...
8820244 Activation unit for munitions-free decoy target  
An arc-based active body activation unit is provided. To this end, ignition of the active mass or flare is effected by means of arcing. The arc can be used immediately and is low-maintenance. For...
8820245 Gas generating system  
A gas generating system includes a housing with a first housing portion and a second housing portion configured to define a flow channel therebetween. The first housing portion includes a...
8813648 Ignition and delay circuit  
An ignition and delay circuit of an ammunition unit for time controlled delay of the initiation of an electric blasting cap. The ignition and delay circuit includes a piezo electric device...
8813652 Pyrophoric projectile  
A projectile includes an ogive at a forward end and a projectile body removably coupled to an aft end of the ogive. A signal dye or a filler material is located within a first cavity in the...
8813649 Low foreign object damage (FOD) weighted nose decoy flare  
The present invention discloses a low foreign object damage nose weight for affixing to a either a standard or kinematic decoy flare comprising a thin walled nose cup having a closed end, an open...
8813651 Method of making shaped charges and explosively formed projectiles  
A method of making a liner for a shaped charge or an explosively formed projectile may include making a liner substrate using a 3D additive manufacturing process. At least a portion of the surface...
8813650 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...
8816261 Bang-bang control using tangentially mounted surfaces  
Control surfaces secured tangentially to a round projectile, such that the lift force generated by the control surfaces is generated through the projectiles centerline. This eliminates the need for...
8807037 Reusable fireworks launcher with reinforcing sleeve  
An improved, multiple-use fireworks launcher (10) is provided for the launching of fireworks such as an artillery shell (40) having a lower lift charge (42) and an upper effect charge (44). The...
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...