US 11,879,711 B1
Radial rigid underwater between-structure explosive cutting cavity (RRUBECC) container
Adam Pegouske, White Plains, MD (US); Lee Foltz, Indian Head, MD (US); and Daniel McCarthy, LaPlata, MD (US)
Assigned to The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Washington, DC (US)
Filed by The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Indian Head, MD (US)
Filed on Jun. 30, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/300,438.
Int. Cl. F42B 3/08 (2006.01); F42B 1/02 (2006.01); F42D 3/00 (2006.01)
CPC F42B 3/08 (2013.01) [F42B 1/02 (2013.01); F42D 3/00 (2013.01)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A radial cutting cavity container, comprising:
a housing defining a chamber for an explosive charge, wherein the housing is configured to allow a user to pack plastic explosives therein;
an airtight cavity being attached to the housing, the airtight cavity defines a standoff distance for the explosive charge and has a concave surface adjacent to the housing, the concave surface is adapted to form a cutting jet from the explosive charge;
a liner being situated between the housing and the airtight cavity; and
a support stand being attached to the container for allowing the container to be mounted on a surface for creating a radial cut normal to the surface,
wherein the housing includes the chamber configured to be in contact with the liner, and
wherein the liner is configured to contact the airtight cavity.