|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||102/491; 102/494; 102/496; 102/497; 102/506|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 28 인용 특허 : 26|
Weapons, weapon components and related methods are provided. In one embodiment a weapon component includes one or more discrete fragments embedded in a reactive material matrix. The weapon component may be used as a warhead that includes an explosive charge. In one embodiment the weapon component is configured such that, upon explosive launch, the reactive material matrix fractures to define one or more reactive material matrix fragments. The weapon component may be configured such that the discrete fragments are propelled at a first velocity over a def...
What is claimed is: 1. A warhead comprising: a plurality of discrete fragments disposed in a matrix material comprising a reactive material, the plurality of discrete fragments and the matrix material being cooperatively shaped into a reactive material fragmentation body; and an explosive charge cooperatively configured with the reactive material fragmentation body to cause fragmentation of the matrix material upon detonation of the explosive charge, the explosive charge being further configured to fracture the matrix material so as to provide a plurali...