Accession Number:

AD0875824

Title:

Eight-Second Delay Fin Release Mechanism for Use with MAU-91B/B Bomb Fin.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun 69-May 70,

Corporate Author:

MAXSON ELECTRONICS CORP MACON GA MAXSON ORDNANCE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

Maxson Ordnance Division, Maxson Electronics Corporation, undertook the task of designing, evaluating, fabricating, and qualifying an 8-Second Delay Fin Release Mechanism for use with the MAU-91BB Bomb Fin, to include an accompanying delay cartridge and a lanyard initiation system. The mechanism was designed around proven concepts, and made extensive use of economical, readily machinable metals and standard pyrotechnic compositions. Testing was held to the minimum required to assure a predicted reliability of 0.997 at 90 confidence level. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE