GENERATOR,GAS PRESSURE,PROPELLANT ACTUATED for FSG 13
A device consisting of one or more cylinders and a propellant charge(s). The charge(s) may be contained in a removable cartridge. It may be initiated mechanically or initiated electrically, utilizing one or more electrical ignition elements. It is designed to produce a steady flow of gas of a determined volume at a specific pressure and temperature for a given length of time to spin turbines, inflate life rafts, operate pumps which supply hydraulic pressure to missile controls, eject a guided missile from its launching tube, and the like. It may also be used to actuate aircraft escape systems.