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Gun-launched non-lethal projectile with solid propellant rocket motor

A gun-launched, non-lethal, anti-personnel projectile includes a variable thrust, solid propellant rocket motor. The rocket motor has a variable thrust profile that maintains a substantially constant kinetic energy of the projectile below a lethal threshold from a range of about 5 meters to about 400 meters.
Inventors: 

Brian Wong, Anthony P. Farina

Patent Number: 
US9021957
Patent Issue Date: 
June 5, 2015
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