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1. WO2000043726 - AMMUNITION SHIPPING AND STORAGE CONTAINER AND METHOD

Publication Number WO/2000/043726
Publication Date 27.07.2000
International Application No. PCT/US1999/029791
International Filing Date 14.12.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 26.07.2000
IPC
F42B 39/00 2006.01
FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
42AMMUNITION; BLASTING
BEXPLOSIVE CHARGES, e.g. FOR BLASTING; FIREWORKS; AMMUNITION
39Packaging or storage of ammunition or explosive charges; Safety features thereof; Cartridge belts; Cartridge bags
CPC
F42B 39/00
FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
42AMMUNITION; BLASTING
BEXPLOSIVE CHARGES, e.g. FOR BLASTING, FIREWORKS, AMMUNITION
39Packaging or storage of ammunition or explosive charges; Safety features thereof; Cartridge belts or bags
Y10S 206/821
YSECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
STECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
206Special receptacle or package
821Stacking member
Applicants
  • RAYTHEON COMPANY [US/US]; 141 Spring Street Lexington, MA 02421, US
Inventors
  • SHACKLEE, Franky, Lee; US
Agents
  • MILLS, Jerry, W.; Baker & Botts, L.L.P. 2001 Ross Avenue Dallas, TX 75201-2980, US
Priority Data
09/224,21830.12.1998US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) AMMUNITION SHIPPING AND STORAGE CONTAINER AND METHOD
(FR) CONTENANT D'EXPEDITION ET DE STOCKAGE DE MUNITIONS ET PROCEDE
Abstract
(EN)
A container system (30) and method for shipping and storing an item is provided. The container system may comprise a storage vessel (31) with an interior compartment, and an access opening at one end (34). A removable end cap (36) may be releasably and mechanically coupled to the storage vessel at the access opening, fully enclosing the access opening. Mechanical fasteners (60) may also be secured to the storage vessel and removable end cap to form the releasable, mechanical connection. In one embodiment, at least one stacking lug (100) may be provided at the perimeter of the storage vessel. In another embodiment, the container may comprise a pressure vessel, which may be adapted to receive a round of ammunition (132).
(FR)
L'invention concerne un contenant et un procédé correspondant pour l'expédition et le stockage d'articles. Le contenant peut comprendre une cuve de stockage à compartiment interne, et une ouverture d'accès à une extrémité. Un couvercle d'extrémité amovible peut être couplé amovible mécaniquement à la cuve de stockage au niveau de l'ouverture d'accès, pour fermer entièrement l'ouverture d'accès. Des fixations mécaniques peuvent également être couplées à la cuve de stockage et au couvercle d'extrémité amovible pour former la connexion amovible mécanique. Selon une variante, au moins une patte d'empilage peut être prévue sur le périmètre de la cuve de stockage. Selon une autre variante, le contenant peut comprendre une cuve à pression pour recevoir un chargement de munitions.
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