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Patent Publication Number: US 8701561 B2

Title: Projectile that includes a sensor to obtain environmental data during launch from a cannon

Filing Date: August 31, 2011

Priority Date: September 13, 2010

Inventor(s): Shawn A. Miller, Mark A. Scott, Douglas J. Eliason, Kevin R. Greenwood

Original Assignee / Applicant(s): Raytheon Company

Link to Patent: US8701561B2


This invention is a projectile, which in one of the embodiments, has a Pressurex® tactile pressure indicating sensor film, of Sensor Products Inc., wound around its casing. Mapping of the pressure that the projectile, inside the cannon tube, is exposed to during its launch can be done by analyzing the color pattern/intensity of the film with the help of an optical scanner and a specialized data conversion/correlating software.