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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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ARMOUR; ARMOURED TURRETS; ARMOURED OR ARMED VEHICLES; MEANS OF ATTACK OR DEFENCE, e.g. CAMOUFLAGE, IN GENERAL
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Personal protection gear (shields for personal use F41H 5/08;
{
footwear for use in minefields A43B 3/0026
}
; for protection against chemical warfare A62B)
F41H 1/02
.
Armoured or projectile- or missile-resistant garments; Composite protection fabrics
{
(F41H 5/04 takes precedence)
}
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Protection helmets (crash helmets A42B 3/00)
F41H 1/06
. .
of steel; Steel head-shields
. .
of plastics; Plastic head-shields
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Camouflage, i.e. means or methods for concealment or disguise (for vessels B63G 8/34, B63G 13/02;
{
sound camouflage, i.e. simulating gun fire noise, F41A 33/04; dummy or decoy targets F41J; chaff per se F41J 2/00; ammunition for dispensing chaff F42B 5/15, F42B 12/70; radar absorbing fabrics H01Q 17/005
}
)
F41H 3/02
.
{
Flexible, e.g. fabric
}
covers, e.g. screens, nets
{
characterised by their material or structure
}
(making thereof, see the relevant classes, e.g. D04)
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Armour; Armour plates(processes for manufacturing or treating B21,C21,
{
heat treatment C21D 9/42; wall or panel structure for safes E05G 1/024
}
)
.
Reactive armour; Dynamic armour
F41H 5/013
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Mounting or securing armour plates
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F41H 5/02
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Plate construction
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{
Armour plate, or auxiliary armour plate mounted at a distance of the main armour plate, having cavities at its outer impact surface, or holes, for deflecting the projectile
}
F41H 5/026
. . .
{
Slat armour; Nets
}
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composed of more than one layer
{
(outerwear resistant to mechanical aggressions A41D 31/0055; layered products B32B; shaping reinforced articles B29C 67/00)
}
F41H 5/0407
. . .
{
Transparent bullet-proof laminates
}
{
informative reference: layered products essentially comprising glass in general B32B 17/06, e.g. B32B 17/10009; manufacture or composition of glass, e.g. joining glass to glass C03; permanent multiple-glazing windows, e.g. with spacing therebetween, E06B 3/66
}
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{
Layered armour containing ceramic material
}
F41H 5/0421
. . . .
{
Ceramic layers in combination with metal layers
}
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F41H 5/0428
. . . .
{
Ceramic layers in combination with additional layers made of fibres, fabrics or plastics
}
F41H 5/0435
. . . . .
{
the additional layers being only fibre- or fabric-reinforced layers
}
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{
Layered armour containing metal (in combination with ceramic layers F41H 5/0421; heat treatment of armour plate C21D 9/42)
}
F41H 5/045
. . . .
{
all the layers being metal layers
}
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F41H 5/0457
. . . .
{
Metal layers in combination with additional layers made of fibres, fabrics or plastics
}
F41H 5/0464
. . . . .
{
the additional layers being only fibre- or fabric-reinforced layers
}
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{
Layered armour containing fibre- or fabric-reinforced layers (in combination with ceramic layers F41H 5/0428, with metal layers F41H 5/0457)
}
F41H 5/0478
. . . .
{
Fibre- or fabric-reinforced layers in combination with plastics layers
}
F41H 5/0485
. . . .
{
all the layers being only fibre- or fabric-reinforced layers
}
. . .
{
Layered armour containing hard elements, e.g. plates, spheres, rods, separated from each other, the elements being connected to a further flexible layer or being embedded in a plastics or an elastomer matrix
}
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F41H 5/06
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Shields (in ships B63G 9/00; in aircraft B64D 7/00)
{
blasting mats F42D 5/05
}
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F41H 5/08
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for personal use,
{
i.e. hand held shields
}
. . .
Spade bayonets, i.e. usable as a spade, bayonet or cover against rifle fire
{
(not used; see F41C 27/04)
}
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F41H 5/12
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for smallarms; for light-rocket launchers
{
(shields attached to smallarms F41C 27/04)
}
F41H 5/14
. . .
Wheeled armoured shields
F41H 5/16
. .
for ordnance
{
or tanks (F41H 5/18 takes precedence)
}
F41H 5/18
. .
Rotating shields
F41H 5/20
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Turrets
{
(on vehicles F41H 7/04)
}
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Manhole covers, e.g. on tanks;
{
Doors on armoured vehicles or structures
}
F41H 5/223
. .
{
Manhole covers specially adapted for armoured or fighting vehicles
}
F41H 5/226
. .
{
Doors on armoured vehicles or structures (F41H 5/263 takes precedence)
}
F41H 5/24
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for stationary use, e.g. fortifications
{
Shelters, Guard Booths (air-raid shelters E04H 9/04)
}
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Peepholes; Windows;
{
Loopholes
}
(manufacture or composition of glass C03; Covers therefor)
{
informative reference: transparent bullet-proof laminates F41H5/04B; layered products essentially comprising glass B32B 17/06
}
F41H 5/263
. .
{
Mounting of transparent armoured panels, e.g. bulletproof windows on vehicles
}
F41H 5/266
. .
{
Periscopes for fighting or armoured vehicles
}
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Armoured or armed vehicles (general vehicle aspects B60; armoured or armed ships B63G; armoured or armed aircraft B64D; mounting guns, e.g. machine guns, on vehicles F41A 23/00)
.
{
Unmanned ground vehicles, i.e. robotic, remote controlled or autonomous, mobile platforms carrying equipment for performing a military or police role, e.g. weapon systems or reconnaissance sensors (F41H 11/16 takes precedence)
}
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F41H 7/02
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Land vehicles with enclosing armour, e.g. tanks (endless-track vehicles, steering thereof B62D;
{
vehicles for placing portable or sectional bridges E01D 15/127; vehicles carrying floating bridges E01D 15/22
}
)
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F41H 7/03
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Air-pressurised compartments for crew; Means for preventing admission of noxious substances, e.g. combustion gas from gun barrels, in crew compartments; Sealing arrangements
. . .
{
Gratings for ventilation openings
}
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F41H 7/04
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Armour construction (in general F41H 5/00)
. . .
{
Floors or base plates for increased land mine protection
}
F41H 7/044
. . .
{
Hull or cab construction other than floors or base plates for increased land mine protection (mounting of armoured plates F41H 5/013)
}
F41H 7/046
. . .
{
Shock resilient mounted seats for armoured or fighting vehicles
}
F41H 7/048
. . .
{
Vehicles having separate armoured compartments, e.g. modular armoured vehicles
}
F41H 7/10
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Minelaying land vehicles
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Equipment for attack or defence by spreading flame, gas or smoke
{
or leurres
}
; Chemical warfare equipment (protection against chemicals A62B)
F41H 9/02
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Flame-throwing apparatus (for destroying vegetation A01M 15/00)
F41H 9/04
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Gas-blowing apparatus, e.g. for tear gas (F41H 9/10 takes precedence)
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Apparatus for generating artificial fog or smoke screens (
{
for producing special effects on stages A63J 5/00
}
; smoke-pot projectors, e.g. arranged on vehicles, F42B 5/155)
F41H 9/08
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Smoke-pots without propulsive charge, i.e. stationary
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Hand-held or body-worn self-defence devices using repellant gases or chemicals
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Defence installations; Defence devices (constructional aspects see Section E, e.g.
{
air-raid shelters
}
E04H 9/04;
{
protective arrangements for buildings E04B 1/92; extinguishing or preventing the spread of fire from, incendiary bombs A62C 3/06 ; dynamic armour F41H 5/007; ballistically deployed systems for restraining persons or animals F41H 13/0006; electronic countermeasures G01S
}
)
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Anti-aircraft or anti-guided missile
{
or anti-torpedo
}
defence installations or systems (cartridges or missiles for producing smoke or for dispensing radar chaff or infra-red material F42B 5/15, F42B 12/48, F42B 12/70;
{
informative reference: details of radar or sonar systems G01S 7/00; jamming or electronic countermeasures G01S 7/38, G01S 7/495, H04K 3/00
}
)
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Aerial barrages
F41H 11/05
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Net barriers for harbour defence
{
(arrangement of mines F42B 22/24; protective nets used with ships B63G 9/04)
}
F41H 11/06
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Guntraps
{
(devices specially adapted for the protection against criminal attack in airplanes B64D 45/0015; burglar traps or the like, on safes E05G 5/02; identifying, scaring or incapacitating burglars, thieves, or intruders G08B 15/00)
}
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Barbed-wire obstacles; Barricades; Stanchions; Tank traps; Vehicle-impeding devices; Caltrops
{
(making barbed wire B21F 25/00; barbed-wire fencing E04H 17/04; road barricades, obstructing passage of vehicles or pedestrians E01F 13/00)
}
F41H 11/10
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Dispensing-apparatus therefor, e.g. devices for dispensing or reeling barbed wire
F41H 11/11
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Clearing or neutralising barbed wire obstacles (
{
devices mounted on vehicles for cutting wire-type obstructions B60R 19/545
}
; smallarm attachments for wire cutting F41C 27/20)
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F41H 11/12
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Means for clearing land minefields; Systems specially adapted for detection of landmines
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F41H 11/13
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Systems specially adapted for detection of landmines
F41H 11/132
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Biological systems, e.g. with detection by animals or plants
F41H 11/134
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Chemical systems, e.g. with detection by vapour analysis
F41H 11/136
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Magnetic, electromagnetic, acoustic or radiation systems, e.g. ground penetrating radars or metal-detectors
F41H 11/138
. . .
Mechanical systems, e.g. prodding sticks for manual detection
F41H 11/14
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Explosive line charges, e.g. snakes
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Self-propelled mine-clearing vehicles; Mine-clearing devices attachable to vehicles
F41H 11/18
. . .
with ground-impacting means for activating mines by the use of mechanical impulses, e.g. flails or stamping elements
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F41H 11/20
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with ground-penetrating elements, e.g. with means for removing buried landmines from the soil (F41H 11/18 takes precedence)
F41H 11/22
. . . .
the elements being excavation buckets
F41H 11/24
. . . .
the elements being ploughs
F41H 11/26
. . . .
the elements being rotary ground-penetrating elements
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using brushing or sweeping means or dozers to push mines lying on a surface aside; using means for removing mines intact from a surface
F41H 11/30
. . .
with rollers creating a surface load on the ground, e.g. steadily increasing surface load, for triggering purposes
. . .
Decoy or sacrificial vehicles; Decoy or sacrificial devices attachable to vehicles
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Means of attack or defence not otherwise provided for
{
(details of radar or sonar systems G01S 7/00)
}
.
{
Ballistically deployed systems for restraining persons or animals, e.g. ballistically deployed nets
}
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{
Electrical discharge weapons, e.g. for stunning, such as tasers
}
. .
N: for nearby electrical discharge, i.e. the electrodes being positioned on the device and the device brought manually or otherwise into contact with a nearby target (batons with electric discharge capability F41B 15/04; electric shock devices for animals A01K 15/02)]
F41H 13/0025
. .
{
for remote electrical discharge via conducting wires, e.g. via wire-tethered electrodes shot at a target
}
F41H 13/0031
. .
{
for remote electrical discharge by means of a wireless projectile
}
F41H 13/0037
. .
{
for remote electrical discharge via liquid jets (details of the gun for generating the liquid jets F41B 9/00)
}
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Directed energy weapons, i.e. devices that direct a beam of high energy content toward a target for incapacitating or destroying the target
}
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{
the high-energy beam being a laser beam
}
F41H 13/0056
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{
for blinding or dazzling, i.e. by overstimulating the opponent's eyes or the enemy's sensor equipment
}
F41H 13/0062
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{
causing structural damage to the target
}
F41H 13/0068
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{
the high-energy beam being of microwave type, e.g. for causing a heating effect in the target
}
F41H 13/0075
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{
the high-energy beam being a radiofrequency beam
}
. .
{
the high-energy beam being acoustic, e.g. sonic, infrasonic or ultrasonic
}
F41H 13/0087
. .
{
the high-energy beam being a bright light, e.g. for dazzling or blinding purposes (F41H 13/0056 takes precedence)
}
F41H 13/0093
.
{
Devices generating an electromagnetic pulse, e.g. for disrupting or destroying electronic devices
}
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