Accession Number : ADD008705


Title :   AC Initiation System.


Descriptive Note : Patent,


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Winton,Murray T ; Beezley,Dale L ; Chan,Kwok S


Report Date : 27 Jan 1981


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : An ac initiation system is described which uses three ac transmission signals interlocked for safety by frequency, phase, and power discrimination. The ac initiation system is pre-armed by the application of two ac signals have the proper phases, and activates a load when an ac power signal of the proper frequency and power level is applied. (Author)


Descriptors :   *Patents , *Explosives initiators , Control systems , Ignition circuits , Alternating current , Firing mechanisms(Ammunition) , Signals , Safety , Arming devices , Detectors , Phase(Electronics) , Frequency , Power levels , Discrimination


Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Electricity and Magnetism


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE