Global Patent Index - EP 2633262 A1

EP 2633262 A1 2013-09-04 - EJECTABLE AERODYNAMIC CAP FOR GUIDED MUNITION AND GUIDED MUNITION COMPRISING SUCH A CAP

Title (en)

EJECTABLE AERODYNAMIC CAP FOR GUIDED MUNITION AND GUIDED MUNITION COMPRISING SUCH A CAP

Title (de)

AUSSTOSSBARE AERODYNAMISCHE KAPPE FÜR GESTEUERTE MUNITION UND GESTEUERTE MUNITION MIT EINER SOLCHEN KAPPE

Title (fr)

COIFFE AERODYNAMIQUE EJECTABLE POUR MUNITION GUIDEE ET MUNITION GUIDEE COMPORTANT UNE TELLE COIFFE

Publication

EP 2633262 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 11776412 A

Priority

  • FR 1004270 A
  • EP 2011068690 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2012055889A1] The invention relates to an ejectable protective cap for a commanded munition comprising a munition body (10) of cylindrical shape with longitudinal axis ZZ', having a munition body front end (12) comprising a central part (14) intended to be steered toward a target, the cap comprising n cap portions C1, C2,...Ci,...Cn of the same shape, distributed about said longitudinal axis ZZ' and intended to cover the front end (12) of the munition body, n being an integer greater than or equal to 2, i being the rank of the cap portion, a cap portion Ci having at least one edge in contact with one edge of a cap portion contiguous with it in a respective plane of assembly (P1) of two contiguous cap portions passing through the longitudinal axis ZZ', a pyrotechnic initiator (22) per cap portion (C2), each of the pyrotechnic initiators comprising, along a longitudinal axis AA', a pyrotechnic initiator body secured to the respective cap portion Ci, a piston plunger capable of sliding in a sealed fashion via one of its ends, along said longitudinal axis AA', the free other end of the piston plunger being in contact with the contiguous cap portion in order, upon simultaneous activation of the n pyrotechnic initiators, to separate the edges of the contiguous cap portions from their respective plane of assembly and release the front end (12) of the munition body. Application: commanded or guided munitions such as those of the rocket or projectile type or missiles.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F42B 10/46 (2006.01); F42B 15/36 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F42B 10/46 (2013.01); F42B 15/36 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2012055889A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 2012055889 A1 20120503; EP 2633262 A1 20130904; FR 2966920 A1 20120504; FR 2966920 B1 20130517; US 2014145024 A1 20140529

INPADOC legal status


2015-10-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20150408

2014-12-24 [INTG] ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTENTION TO GRANT

- Effective date: 20141126

2014-02-05 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) DELETED

2013-09-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20130415

2013-09-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR