EP1701131A3 - Armour perforating projectile - Google Patents

Armour perforating projectile Download PDF

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EP1701131A3
EP1701131A3 EP06076213A EP06076213A EP1701131A3 EP 1701131 A3 EP1701131 A3 EP 1701131A3 EP 06076213 A EP06076213 A EP 06076213A EP 06076213 A EP06076213 A EP 06076213A EP 1701131 A3 EP1701131 A3 EP 1701131A3
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penetration
insert
armour
perforating projectile
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Nicolas Eches
Dominique Bouchaud
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Nexter Munitions
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Giat Industries SA
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F42AMMUNITION; BLASTING
    • F42BEXPLOSIVE CHARGES, e.g. FOR BLASTING, FIREWORKS, AMMUNITION
    • F42B12/00Projectiles, missiles or mines characterised by the warhead, the intended effect, or the material
    • F42B12/02Projectiles, missiles or mines characterised by the warhead, the intended effect, or the material characterised by the warhead or the intended effect
    • F42B12/04Projectiles, missiles or mines characterised by the warhead, the intended effect, or the material characterised by the warhead or the intended effect of armour-piercing type
    • F42B12/06Projectiles, missiles or mines characterised by the warhead, the intended effect, or the material characterised by the warhead or the intended effect of armour-piercing type with hard or heavy core; Kinetic energy penetrators

Abstract

The invention relates to a perforating munition (1) comprising a penetration body (2) delimiting an internal cavity (3) closed by a base (4).
The penetration body (2) is made of a material having a yield point greater than or equal to 1200 Mega Pascals and comprises a front tip (2a) comprising at least one insert (7) integral with the tip (2a), insert (7). ) made of a material with high mechanical characteristics, denser than that of the body (2) and disposed in a housing (15) opening out of the body (2), each insert (7) being constituted by a substantially cylindrical bar housed in a bore (15) of the penetration body (2).
EP06076213A 2003-10-03 2004-09-16 Armour perforating projectile Active EP1701131B1 (en)

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FR0311645A FR2860579B1 (en) 2003-10-03 2003-10-03 Perforating munition
EP20040292218 EP1521052B1 (en) 2003-10-03 2004-09-16 Armour perforating projectile

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EP1701131A2 EP1701131A2 (en) 2006-09-13
EP1701131A3 true EP1701131A3 (en) 2006-10-04
EP1701131B1 EP1701131B1 (en) 2010-04-14

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AT (1) AT365307T (en)
DE (2) DE602004026633D1 (en)
ES (2) ES2344597T3 (en)
FR (1) FR2860579B1 (en)

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FR2987891B1 (en) 2012-03-06 2014-09-26 Nexter Munitions Projectile under caliber having a drained head structure
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US9212876B1 (en) * 2013-08-30 2015-12-15 The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army Large caliber frangible projectile

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GB107252A (en) * 1916-06-27 1917-06-27 William Warburton Improvements in the Manufacture of Armour Piercing Bursting Shells or Projectiles.
US3203349A (en) * 1962-09-18 1965-08-31 Kohlswa Jernverks Ab Projectile or the like, preferably for armor-piercing weapons, and a method of manufacturing such a projectile
US3731630A (en) * 1969-08-05 1973-05-08 Oerlikon Buehrle Ag High-explosive armor-piercing shell
US4108072A (en) * 1964-12-29 1978-08-22 Deutsch-Franzosisches Forschungsinstitut Armor-piercing projectile having spaced cores
WO1987007708A1 (en) * 1986-06-09 1987-12-17 Royal Ordnance Pld Armour piercing projectile
DE9018051U1 (en) * 1990-07-24 1994-04-07 Rheinmetall Gmbh Sub-caliber balancing projectile
FR2771496A1 (en) * 1983-10-27 1999-05-28 Rheinmetall Gmbh Sub calibre kinetic projectile for gun
EP1498685A1 (en) * 2003-07-16 2005-01-19 Rheinmetall W & M GmbH Warhead with projectile forming charge

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US3464356A (en) * 1967-12-28 1969-09-02 Us Army Self-stabilizing rod penetrators
US4597333A (en) * 1983-07-08 1986-07-01 Rheinmetall G.M.B.H. Two-part armor-piercing projectile
US4573412A (en) * 1984-04-27 1986-03-04 The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army Plug nozzle kinetic energy penetrator rocket
US5255608A (en) 1992-12-16 1993-10-26 The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Air Force Real-time identification of a medium for a high-speed penetrator
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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB107252A (en) * 1916-06-27 1917-06-27 William Warburton Improvements in the Manufacture of Armour Piercing Bursting Shells or Projectiles.
US3203349A (en) * 1962-09-18 1965-08-31 Kohlswa Jernverks Ab Projectile or the like, preferably for armor-piercing weapons, and a method of manufacturing such a projectile
US4108072A (en) * 1964-12-29 1978-08-22 Deutsch-Franzosisches Forschungsinstitut Armor-piercing projectile having spaced cores
US3731630A (en) * 1969-08-05 1973-05-08 Oerlikon Buehrle Ag High-explosive armor-piercing shell
FR2771496A1 (en) * 1983-10-27 1999-05-28 Rheinmetall Gmbh Sub calibre kinetic projectile for gun
WO1987007708A1 (en) * 1986-06-09 1987-12-17 Royal Ordnance Pld Armour piercing projectile
DE9018051U1 (en) * 1990-07-24 1994-04-07 Rheinmetall Gmbh Sub-caliber balancing projectile
EP1498685A1 (en) * 2003-07-16 2005-01-19 Rheinmetall W & M GmbH Warhead with projectile forming charge

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ES2344597T3 (en) 2010-09-01
FR2860579B1 (en) 2007-10-05
ES2288669T3 (en) 2008-01-16
FR2860579A1 (en) 2005-04-08
EP1521052A1 (en) 2005-04-06
US20050109233A1 (en) 2005-05-26
EP1701131A2 (en) 2006-09-13
AT365307T (en) 2007-07-15
EP1701131B1 (en) 2010-04-14
DE602004007080D1 (en) 2007-08-02
DE602004007080T2 (en) 2008-02-21
US7063020B2 (en) 2006-06-20
DE602004026633D1 (en) 2010-05-27
EP1521052B1 (en) 2007-06-20

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