Accession Number:

AD0287796

Title:

DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE XM8 SQUIB

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Corporate Author:

ARMY MISSILE COMMAND REDSTONE ARSENAL ALA ARMY PROPULSION LAB AND CENTER

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Report Date:

1961-10-26

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

This report covers the development of the XM8, an exploding bridge wire type squib. This squib offers extreme protection against the hazards of accidental ignition from extraneous energies from radio-frequency, electrostatic and induced high currents. Presented are test procedures and data, squib design, and squib performance characteristics. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE