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Bomb, Flare And Signal Dropping

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09/25/14 - 20140283672 - Apparatus for processing and dispensing incendiary capsules
An apparatus for processing and dispensing incendiary capsules is provided. The apparatus includes a hollow tube which serves as a cylinder within which is located a reciprocal piston or a plurality of co-axially mounted pistons driven by a cam. When this coordinated cycle begins with the piston assembly in its...

07/31/14 - 20140208927 - Payload deployment system and method
A payload deployment system includes a mount for receiving one or more payload modules that each include one or more payloads to be deployed. The payload modules also each include a sleeve, with the one or more payloads are in one or more openings in the sleeve. The payloads may...

07/17/14 - 20140196597 - Countermeasure decoy system intended to be mounted on an aircraft
In order to allow decoy projectiles (6) to be launched with optimal quality of flight, the projectiles respectively comprise external cylindrical bodies (80) which are dimensionally identical, housed in said tube and each having a deployable-fins (9) aerodynamic stabilization device, that adopt a folded position inside the body when the...

04/24/14 - 20140109755 - Decoy material package, a dispenser and a method for dispensing decoy material
A decoy material dispenser. An elongated decoy material package includes an elongated strip-shaped container including a plurality of depressions receiving decoy material. A cover covers and hermitically seals the container. A gripping portion cooperates with a feeder including a gripper. A housing includes a storage section that stores the package....

03/14/13 - 20130061738 - Incendiary machine
An incendiary machine (10) comprises a feed and dispensing system (12), a priming system (20) and a control system. The feed and dispensing system (12) feeds a belt (14) of incendiary capsules (16) to a region at which individual capsules are separated from the belt and dispensed from the machine...

08/23/12 - 20120210855 - System and method for launching countermeasures to missile attack
A system and method for launching countermeasures, such as flares and chaff, from an aircraft under attack by a missile. A plurality of countermeasure launchers are mounted preferably on the two sides and tail and nose of the aircraft and communicate with a missile detection and warning system mounted in...

05/24/12 - 20120125183 - Arrangement for storing and launching payloads
An arrangement for storing and launching payloads. An elongate body includes at least one launch opening. The elongate body is configured to store the payloads in compartments. The compartments include openings. The arrangement is configured to be mounted on a vehicle with a longitudinal direction of the elongate body essentially...

03/08/12 - 20120055321 - Systems and methods for launching munitions
Systems and methods for launching munitions are provided. In some embodiments, the system may include a cover for use with a munitions launcher including a housing with a face. The cover may include a lid, a defined passage through the lid, and an actuator. The lid may be configured to...

09/01/11 - 20110209602 - Device for launching unmanned missiles from an aircraft
A device for launching unmanned missiles from an aircraft with a pallet, on which at least one container is provided to receive a missile. The container has an upper container section that has a pylon for the suspended, detachable support of the missile. The container has a lower container section...

12/30/10 - 20100326262 - Chaff pod dispenser
According to one embodiment, a chaff pod includes at least two dispensers disposed within a chaff pod housing. Each of the dispensers has a surface defining an opening through which a number of countermeasures may be dispensed. The dispensers are configured to be coupled to the aircraft. The first dispenser...

12/30/10 - 20100326263 - Incendiary dispensing system
An incendiary dispensing system (10) comprises a casing (12), a supply (16) of incendiary capsules (18), an apparatus (14) for initiating and dispensing the incendiary capsules (18), and a loading mechanism (20). The casing (12) can be opened and closed to enable loading of the supply (16) of incendiary capsules...

04/29/10 - 20100101401 - Apparatus and method for dispensing incendiary projectiles
An apparatus and method for dispensing incendiary projectiles is provided. The apparatus includes an injector for injecting the projectiles with a reactant at a dispensing rate, and a controller operable to control the dispensing rate. The controller is operable to control solenoids of a dispenser gate and a shuttle motor,...

04/08/10 - 20100083816 - Load reducing stores launch tube
Stores launch tubes and vehicles equipped with stores launch tubes are disclosed. According to a particular illustrative example, a stores launch tube includes a tube member and a flexible seal. The flexible seal couples an exterior of the tube member to a hull. The flexible seal acts as a pressure...

04/02/09 - 20090084253 - Common services pod for dispensing countermeasure devices
The invention generally relates to a pod based countermeasure dispensing system for external mounting on wide variety of manned aircraft. The pod based system is readily configurable for dispensing different types of infrared countermeasure (IRCM) devices and different types of radio frequency countermeasure (RFCM) devices at a rapid rate. The...

04/02/09 - 20090084254 - Method for rapid countermeasure deployment using a pod
The invention generally relates to a method of using a pod to rapidly deploy defensive countermeasures from a wide variety of manned aircraft. The method includes using a configurable pod for dispensing different types of infrared countermeasure (IRCM) devices and different types of radio frequency countermeasure (RFCM) devices at a...