Global Patent Index - EP 0898692 A4

EP 0898692 A4 2000-02-23 - MUNITIONS USING INFRARED FLARE WEAPON SYSTEMS

Title (en)

MUNITIONS USING INFRARED FLARE WEAPON SYSTEMS

Title (de)

MUNITION MIT EINER INFRAROTSTRAHLUNG EMITTIERENDEN LEUCHTLADUNG

Title (fr)

MUNITIONS UTILISANT LES SYSTEMES D'ARMES AVEC FUSEES ECLAIRANTES A INFRAROUGES

Publication

EP 0898692 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 97932134 A

Priority

US 9707722 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9802712A1] This invention concerns a flare munitions system for use in situations that use infrared night vision techniques. The improved covert flares of this invention have increased intensity of NIR illumination, fast burn rates and very favorable IR/visible ratio. A small amount of an additive selected from the group consisting of a primary energetic material, a single base double base, or triple base propellant material and mixtures thereof is used.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F42B 4/26

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C06C 15/00 (2006.01); F42B 4/26 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C06C 15/00 (2013.01); F42B 4/26 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE ES FI FR GB LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9802712 A1 19980122; AU 3566897 A 19980402; EP 0898692 A1 19990303; EP 0898692 A4 20000223

INPADOC legal status


2004-06-16 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20031202

2001-12-19 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20011102

2000-02-23 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20000112

2000-02-23 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE ES FI FR GB LI NL SE

1999-03-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19981204

1999-03-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE ES FI FR GB LI NL SE