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Publication numberUS3218930 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 23, 1965
Filing dateAug 27, 1952
Priority dateAug 27, 1952
Publication numberUS 3218930 A, US 3218930A, US-A-3218930, US3218930 A, US3218930A
InventorsCollier Thomas C, Girouard Philias H, Harrison Randolph, Hickman Jean W, Kane Garold A, Nelson John I, Neuman Milton C
Original AssigneeCollier Thomas C, Girouard Philias H, Harrison Randolph, Hickman Jean W, Kane Garold A, Nelson John I, Neuman Milton C
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Gun mount with ammunition supplying means
US 3218930 A
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Nov. 23, 1965 P. H. GIROUARD ETAL GUN MOUNT WITH AMMUNITION SUPPLYING MEANS 76 Sheets-Sheet 1 Filed Aug. 27, 1952 GAROLD A. KANE, JOHN 1. NELSON, MILTON c. NEUMAN HARRISON RANDOLPH THOMAS c. COLLIER by (L-1 0 A7'7'Y5 m R -m HR T A5 mum EM m w 0 R T MNN N 0AA 5 mm V Gm w H S W UN L IR HAE PCJ Y B 1965 P. H. GIROUARD ETAL 3,218,930

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Classifications
U.S. Classification89/45
International ClassificationF41A9/50, F41A9/22, F41A9/00, F41A9/54, F41A9/16, F41A9/73
Cooperative ClassificationF41A9/22, F41A9/16, F41A9/54, F41A9/50, F41A9/73
European ClassificationF41A9/50, F41A9/73, F41A9/54, F41A9/22, F41A9/16