Army

Main gun shield for battle tank

  • US Patent No. 9194664
  • Issued: November 24, 2015
  • Status: Active
Military Technology

A shield for mounting a 120 mm gun to a tank turret includes a casting with a through hole configured to receive the 120 mm gun. A mounting flange is disposed in the through hole for fixing the 120 mm gun to the casting. A pair of trunnions are defined by a combination of the casting and a pair of respective trunnion caps. A shroud is removably fixed to the casting and includes a pair of bosses that interlock with a pair of protrusions in an interior of the casting.

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