Patents by Inventor Lucius A. Taylor, IV

Lucius A. Taylor, IV has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10317178
    Abstract: Various embodiments of optimized subsonic projectiles are provided along with related methods. For example, one exemplary subsonic projectile can include an elliptical nose cone, a cylindrical body and a boattail with various design features that can be used in a subsonic ammunition cartridge where the subsonic projectile is stabile throughout at least a segment of a flight allowing for better accuracy, maintaining low drag, maximizing range and achieving desired performance while ensuring the projectile stays below the speed of sound and lowering a noise profile of projectile and a launcher firing the projectile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Joseph Burkart, Lucius A. Taylor, IV
  • Publication number: 20170131071
    Abstract: Various embodiments of optimized subsonic projectiles are provided along with related methods. For example, one exemplary subsonic projectile can include an elliptical nose cone, a cylindrical body and a boattail with various design features that can be used in a subsonic ammunition cartridge where the subsonic projectile is stabile throughout at least a segment of a flight allowing for better accuracy, maintaining low drag, maximizing range and achieving desired performance while ensuring the projectile stays below the speed of sound and lowering a noise profile of projectile and a launcher firing the projectile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Inventors: Joseph Burkart, Lucius A. Taylor, IV