|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/032.1 ; 244/032.4|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 8|
A mechanism for locking the fins of a missile in place when the missile is not in use utilizes tabs inserted in slots of the output shafts of the fins to immobilize the output shafts and the fins. In one embodiment, the tabs are cantilevered on a locking plate from which they extend radially toward the output shafts. A cam plate slidably engages the tabs on the locking plate and simultaneously lifts all the tabs out of the slots when it is rotated. for disengagement of the locking mechanism. Operation of the locking mechanism can be effected either manua...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A locking mechanism for locking missile fin output shafts comprising:immobilizing means rigidly mounted at a first portion thereof within said missile and having movable portions adapted to engage said output shafts in a locking position to prevent rotation of said output shafts;actuator means movably mounted within said missile and adapted to translate said movable portions between said locking position and a disengaged position; anddrive means for driving said actuator means;wherein said immobilizing means comprises a lockin...