|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/1374 ; 244/1181 ; 244/130 ; 89/154|
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|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 7 인용 특허 : 1|
A method of providing rapid conversion of an internal weapon carriage to an external weapon carriage on an aircraft and returning the external carriage to an internal carriage. The method of conversion providing an aircraft with the option of carrying either weapons with large fixed fins or converting to newer type weapons having either smaller fins or fins that can be folded thereon.
A method of providing rapid conversion of an internal weapon carriage to an external weapon carriage on an aircraft for folded fin or small fin and large fixed fin weapons, the steps comprising: lowering a deployment mechanism attached to a folded or small fin weapon launch tube from a cruise position to a launch position on the aircraft, thereby removing said launch tube from a cavity of said aircraft; removing the folded or small fin weapon if one is therein; removing the launch tube from the deployment mechanism; installing a launch rail on said deplo...