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Johnny E Banks: Position-adjustable fastening apparatus and method. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson, January 27, 2004: US06682250 (24 worldwide citation)

A position-adjustable fastening apparatus capable of maintaining a position of a first member with respect to a second member includes a cam receiver disposed in a bore of the first member, a cam disposed in a bore of the cam receiver, and a fastener disposed in the bore in the cam. A method for fas ...


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Johnny E Banks: Single axis fold actuator and lock for member. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Stephen S Sadacca, Sidley & Austin, July 25, 2000: US06092264 (19 worldwide citation)

A mechanism (10, 100) is disclosed for deploying a mechanism, such as an air foil or antenna (14, 102, 104) which utilizes a pivot axle (16) and a torsion spring (18) to pivot the erectable surface to the erected position. A locking pin 22 can be provided to lock the erectable surface (14) in the er ...


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Johnny E Banks, Brian C Baker: Method and apparatus for controlling a trajectory of a projectile. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, October 28, 2003: US06637699 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling a trajectory of a projectile includes a planetary drive train, a yaw drive assembly engaged with the planetary drive train, and a pitch drive assembly engaged with the planetary drive train. The apparatus further includes a plurality of fin assemblies linked with the pla ...


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David L Hunn, Johnny E Banks, Carlton B Cowan: Penetrator and method for using same. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, January 18, 2005: US06843179 (11 worldwide citation)

A penetrator includes a fore body comprising a pin and having a center of aerodynamic pressure forward of a center of gravity and a stabilizing portion comprising a material of lower density than that of the fore body and a plurality of outwardly extending fins for improving an aerodynamic stability ...


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David L Hunn, Johnny E Banks, Carlton B Cowan: Penetrator and method of using same. Lockheed Martin, Daren C Davis, James E Walton, September 19, 2006: US07107910 (10 worldwide citation)

A penetrator includes a fore body comprising a pin and having a center of aerodynamic pressure forward of a center of gravity and a stabilizing portion comprising a material of lower density than that of the fore body and a plurality of outwardly extending fins for improving an aerodynamic stability ...


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Johnny E Banks: Warhead and method of using same. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Davis Patent Services, July 13, 2010: US07752976 (8 worldwide citation)

A warhead includes a barrel operatively associated with the vehicle, the barrel being extendable from and retractable into the vehicle; a penetrator disposed in the barrel; and means for expelling the penetrator from the barrel. A vehicle includes a barrel extendable from and retractable into the ve ...


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David L Hunn, Johnny E Banks, Carlton B Cowan: Penetrator and method of using same. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Daren C Davis, James E Wlaton, August 28, 2007: US07261040 (8 worldwide citation)

A penetrator includes a fore body comprising a pin and having a center of aerodynamic pressure forward of a center of gravity and a stabilizing portion comprising a material of lower density than that of the fore body and a plurality of outwardly extending fins for improving an aerodynamic stability ...


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Johnny E Banks, Brian C Baker: Apparatus and method for selectivity locking a fin assembly. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Daren C Davis, James E Walton, August 29, 2006: US07097132 (4 worldwide citation)

A fin assembly includes a fin base, a fin tip rotatably connected with the fin base, and means for selectively locking the fin tip in a chosen configuration. A vehicle includes a body defining a cavity therein and defining an opening through a wall thereof, a fin control mechanism disposed within th ...


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Johnny E Banks: Configurable joined-chevron fractal pattern antenna, system and method of making same. LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION, Terry M Sanks Esq, Beusse Wolter Sanks & Maire PLLC, April 11, 2017: US09620861

Embodiments are directed to a multi-fractal pattern antenna, system and method of making multi-fractal pattern antennas. The antenna comprises a fractal antenna pattern having at least one resonant frequency and having a plurality of joined-chevron fractal segments arranged as a function of at least ...


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Umang R Patel, Wayne K Schroeder, Johnny E Banks: Apparatus and method for selectively affecting a launch trajectory of a projectile. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Slater & Matsil L, June 25, 2013: US08468923

An apparatus for selectively affecting a launch trajectory of a projectile from a canister includes means for selectively positioning the projectile with respect to the canister and a sabot operably associated with the projectile and the means for selectively positioning the projectile. A projectile ...