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1. (WO2018197760) ACTUATION DEVICE FOR EJECTING AT LEAST ONE REMOVABLE PART OF A MISSILE, PARTICULARLY A NOSE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/197760    International Application No.:    PCT/FR2018/000078
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 11 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: F42B 15/34
F42B 15/36
Applicants: MBDA FRANCE
Inventors: QUERTELET, Clément
LAHEYNE, Clyde
Title: ACTUATION DEVICE FOR EJECTING AT LEAST ONE REMOVABLE PART OF A MISSILE, PARTICULARLY A NOSE
Abstract:
– The device (7) is a one-piece assembly which comprises a pyrotechnic actuator (9) comprising a pyrotechnic charge (12) able to generate an overpressure and a piston (14) configured to move in a longitudinal direction so that one of the ends of the piston (14) can act on the removable part of the missile, at least one retaining rod (10A, 10B), and at least one thermal insulation element (11A, 11B, 11C) arranged in such a way as to thermally insulate at least the pyrotechnic charge (12), the pyrotechnic actuator (9) being configured to generate a force capable of breaking the retaining rod (10A, 10B), a first end of the retaining rod (10A, 10B) and one end of the pyrotechnic actuator (9) being secured to a securing element (18) belonging to the missile, and a second end, opposite to the first end, of the retaining rod (10A, 10B) being secured to a securing element belonging to the removable part of the missile.