|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|§371/§102 date||20030331 (20030331)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 9 인용 특허 : 12|
The present invention relates to a method and a device for combating a pre-determined target with submunitions directed at the target from an airborne carrier in the form of a rocket, missile or equivalent (1) whereby the submunitions (17) are of the type whose main effect in target derives from impact with the target. As claimed in the present invention the submunitions (17) are given both a lateral motion vector (34) relative to the direction of flight of the carrier and a motion vector (35) in the direction of flight of the carrier. Jointly these moti...
1. A method of firing submunitions, comprising:providing an airborne carrier having a magazine rotatably mounted with respect to a front section of a missile, the magazine housing a plurality of submunitions; activating a gas generator, wherein gases from the gas generator cause the magazine to rotate; rotating the magazine relative to the front section of the airborne carrier to exert centrifugal forces on the submunitions; and allowing the submunitions to leave the magazine. 2. The method of claim 1, wherein the gas generator comprises a plurality of p...