Accession Number:

AD0618478

Title:

TERMINATED EXPLODING WIRE ENERGY SOURCE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-04-29

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

By placing a discharge or dump tube across an exploding bridgewire load, it is possible to by-pass the electrical energy and terminate the explosion of the wire. The dump tube is triggered by a signal derived from the energy removed from the storage capacitor.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE