|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||102/376; 102/374; 102/430; 102/520|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 20|
A projectile (100) for piercing armor including a cruise propellant (116) for maintaining a cruise velocity of the projectile. The projectile (100) also includes an acceleration rocket motor (109) activated after launch for accelerating the projectile (100) from the cruise velocity to a penetration velocity, in a final stage of flight of the projectile.
1. A projectile device for piercing armor, the projectile device being fired from the barrel of a gun, the projectile device comprising: (a) a shell; and (b) a cartridge associated with said shell prior to firing, said cartridge containing a launch propellant for accelerating said shell along the barrel of the gun to a muzzle velocity, wherein said shell includes: (i) a cruise rocket motor configured for maintaining a substantially constant cruise velocity of said shell for a first period after leaving the barrel of the gun; and (ii) an accele...