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1. An aerial missile including, in combination, an airframe comprising a plurality of connected body assemblies having duct sections defining a duct extending throughout the length of the body and having a wall, said wall providing an inlet, a diffuser communicating with the inlet, a combustion chamber communicating with the diffuser and an exit nozzle communicating with the combustion chamber, a cowl lip connecting the forwardmost body assembly and the wall of the forwardmost duct section at their corresponding forward ends, wings on the airframe and mounted for rocking movement about their root axes, longitudinally spaced partitions surrounding the duct wall and defining a compartment, an explosive charge in the compartment and surrounding the duct, a fuze system for the charge, and means mounted on one of the partitions and operable for imparting rocking movement to the wings.
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United States Patent [191 Goss et al.
1 51 Sept. 30, 1975 1 GUIDED MISSILE  Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, DC.
 Filed: June 26, 1956  App]. No.: 594,067
 US. Cl 244/321; 60/270  Int. Cl. F42B 15/02 158] Field of Search 244/14. 3.21; 114/201;
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2.769.601 1 1/1956 Hagopian 244/14 2.818.914 1/1958 Thomann ct a1 114/20 2.82-1.71 1 3/1958 Porter 244/321 2.873.074 2/1959 Harris et a1. 244/321 2.915.747 12/1959 Segerstrum 343/73 FUEL ensssumzmou 22a JAILFIPE [$8 COMBUSTOR [B TRACKING FLARE HOLDER [D 2002 BEAM RIDING WAVE GUIDE 2030 TELEMETERING NOTCR ANTENNAE I78 I FIN [/7 a 54 gr: 144 28g 2.996.707 8/1961 Hirsch 343/73 OTHER PUBLICATIONS TMa-l9852/to39B-1A-9, Depts. of Army & Air Force, Mar. 1953, pp. 218232.
Radar Guided Missile, Wireless World, Feb. 1956, pp. 67-70.
Primary E.\'aminerVerlin R. Pendegrass Attorney. Agent, or FirmR. S. Sciascia; J. S. Lacey; W. G. Finch EXEMPLARY CLAIM 1. An aerial missile including, in combination, an airframe comprising a plurality of connected body assemblies having duct sections. defining a duct extending throughout the length of the body and having a wall. said wall providing an inlet. a diffuser communicating with the inlet, acombustion chamber communicating with the diffuser and an exit nozzle communicating with the combustion chamber, a cowl lip connecting the forwardmost body assembly and the wall of the forwardmost duet section at their corresponding forward ends. wings on the airframe and mounted for rocking movement about their root axes. longitudinally spaced partitions surrounding the duct wall and defining a compartment, an explosive charge in the compartment and surrounding the duct, 21 fuze system for the charge, and means mounted on one of the partitions and operable for imparting rocking movement to the wings.
Claims, Drawing Figures STATIC PRESSURE PROBE I26 FUEL TANK "ZLDRAULIC SVS 2Z0 STEERING INTELLSYS. 212
, rt ist cou rggt CONTROL svstsm 2/4 $225,? FUZE svs'rsu- 5 POWER svsrsu z/s WING I13 ,runamz AIR INYAKE srnur 4 FETY a mums/.52 mums marzmuz I24 muznmmr RA" PRESSURE PROBE I28 US. Patent Sept. 30,1975 Sheet3of59 3,908,933
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I NVENTOR ATTORNEY US. Patent Sept. 30,1975 Sheet50f59 3,908,933
U.S. Patent Sept.30,1975 Sheet90f59 3,908,933
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mull") I if FUEL INLET -FROM FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE //4" STEEL LOCKING BALLS 722 PREc'sloN SPRING 0 cowsmm' TORQUE THUMB scar-1w *wmw VALVE PENING SPRING 7/8 LOCKING GROOVE 738-FOR OPEN POSITION 4 725$ OPEN Pas/7,0
INVENTOR FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE ATTORNEY US. Patent Sept. 30,1975 Sheet 10 0f59 3,908,933
NITROGEN FLOW CONTROL UNIT Fuel Pressurizafl'an System 560 SURGE PREVENTATIVE PISTON 44.9
FRO/"NITROGEN TANK 448 580 x k k 21%HMHHHHHHHH Tumm- RA M PRESSURE IN VENTOR ATTORNEY US. Patent S apt. 30,1975
308 FIG. /6.
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (Packag/ng Arrangemenf) FORWARD ACCUMULATOR BOD! STATIC PRESSURE LINE FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE wme LOCK FILTERS TORQUE MOTOR FILL PLUG RETUR V HYDRAULEJEST CONNEfTIONS I LOOK TEST CONNECTIONS HYDRAULIC PRESSURE GAGE HYDRAULIC SUMP FQRWA R0 Sheet 12 of 59 PILOT REGULATOR I382 wme ACTUATOR wms ACTUATOR I C WING /I2 1-.
IN VENTOR ATTORNEY U..S. Patent Sept. 30,1975 Sheet 13 0f 59 FIG. [7
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (Packag/ng Arrangement) HYDRAULIC SUMP TURBINE A R INTAKE wms ACTUATOR I I I 1 I383 WING ACTUATOR O WING LOCK I40 Ts/QESEER ACCUMULATOR E I922 FILTER HYDRAULIC PUMP INVENTOR ATTORNEY US. Patent Sapt.30,1975 Sheet 14 of59 3,908,933
FIG. 18. E0
HYDRAU LIG SYSTEM (Packaging Arrangemenl} NITROGEN SUPPLY FOR FUEL PRESSURIZATION BLADDERS MANIFOLD HYDRAULIC PUMP I390 TURBINE AIR INTAKE c WING //4 l.
wme LOCK WING ACTUATOR TRANSFER VALVE 4 cnzcx VALVE ggg ROLL RATE GYRO I820 THREE WAY SOLENOID 450 cNEcK VALVE I385 8 206/ wme ACTUATOR A a 5 RATE GYROS 308 FROM RAM AIR AT TURBINE FUEL PUMP IN VENTOR ATTORNEY US. Patent Sept .30,1975 Sheet 15 0f59 3,908,933
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM (Packaging Arrangement) I384 wms ACTUATOR TO FUEL PRESSURIZATION BLADDERS MANIFOLD TORQUE MOTOR A 8 8 RATE GYROS WAY SOLENOID VALVE TORQUE MOTOR 1 CHECK VALVE I TRANSFER VALVE I C WING [I5 L WING ACTUATOR FUEL REGULATOR FUEL PUMP TO RAM PRESSURE PROBE INVENTOR ATTORNEY US Patent Sept. 30,1975 Sheet 16 of 59 FROM NITROGEN SUPPLY WING 1/4 NOTE:
FOR PURPOSE OF CLARITY THE FLEXIBLE FLUID LINES SUPPLYING THE HYDRAULIC WING AGTUATORS HAVE D W Y F L w n m w M E N U A E L m T B U A WING //3 WING [/2 INVENTOR ATTORNEY wme RETAINING SLEEVE 34/ FIG. 2/.
US Patsnt Sept. 30,1975 Sheet 18 of59 3,908,933
US. Patent Sept. 30,1975 Sheet 19 of 59 3,908,933