|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||89/1816 ; 89/15 ; R ; 89/15 ; H ; 244/137R|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 40 인용 특허 : 1|
A launching mechanism for missiles from aircraft is defined which eliminates the need for changing the missiles from a transport position to a launch position and which employs the force of gravity as the motive force for launching. Missiles are suspended from carriage assemblies which incorporate an ejector mechanism, power sources, power actuators and trigger/safety devices. Each carriage/missile unit is installed in a transport module which can be configured to contain an array of missiles. One or more transport modules are installed in the aircraft c...
The combination with an aircraft having an internal storage compartment, an access opening in said aircraft to said compartment, and a removable and replaceable closure for said opening, of a missile launcher adapted for installation in said compartment comprising: at least one transport module formed by at least one missile-carrying cell releasably secured in a fixed position in said compartment, each said transport module being disposed with its missile in end-to-end alignment with the missile of the next adjacent transport module and with said access ...