Toy Torpedoe Patents (Class 102/353)
  • Patent number: 9243876
    Abstract: A directed munition has a non-fragmentation casing, and an explosive within the casing that is configured to propel fragments out an opening of the casing when the explosive is detonated. The casing may be made of a material that does not produce lethal or injurious fragments when the explosive is detonated. The explosive may include an insensitive explosive portion that creates the shape of an explosive front, and a secondary explosive containing a more energetic explosive, which is closer to the fragments than the insensitive explosive portion. There may be more of the insensitive explosive than the relatively energetic explosive. The munition may have a ring that is operatively coupled to the fragments, to aid in directing the fragments out of the casing opening in a desired direction. The ring may be made of a material that does not produce injurious fragments when the explosive is detonated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: Raytheon Company
    Inventors: Brian S. Botthof, Kim L. Christianson, Henri Y. Kim, Garrett L. Hall
  • Publication number: 20040045471
    Abstract: The Fire Cup takes an ordinary fire cracker and really allows you to see the blast. The Fire Cup is safe enough for even your children to use under adult supervision. The Fire Cup and some basic fire crackers is all you will need to but, for you and your family to enjoy hours of entertainment. The Fire Cup is so well made it can be used over and over again. So pick one up today and experience the blast of the one and the only “FIRE CUP”.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2002
    Publication date: March 11, 2004
    Inventors: Joseph Patrick Lucero, Kelly Jane Lucero, Joseph Patrick Lucero, Brandon Scott Lucero
  • Patent number: 5370056
    Abstract: This invention relates to a safety explosion-sound generating type of bullet for a toy gun, and more particularly one having a cavity formed in a plastic body filled with a material which can produce an explosion-sound effect by collision with a hard object and it is covered by a thin layer. When the body is fired and lands against a hard object, the filling material produces a small explosion, like a sound produced by an actual gun. Furthermore, because the small explosion is produced within a very small bullet (for example, a BB), it is impossible to hurt people.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 6, 1994
    Inventor: Shi-Huang Huang
  • Patent number: 5054397
    Abstract: Parachute ejection and recovery system for rockets which protects and permits recovery of the entire rocket after launch including means for cooling ejection gases, means for directing the cooler ejection gases for using in ejection, the nose cone and parachute therefrom during flight, and means for controlling descent of the rocket body, its nose cone and a parachute associated therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 1990
    Date of Patent: October 8, 1991
    Assignee: Aerotech, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul C. Hans, Gary C. Rosenfield