Accession Number:

AD0911300

Title:

Power Converter Nose Cone

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 9 Feb-29 Dec 1972

Corporate Author:

GRUMMAN AEROSPACE CORP BETHPAGE NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

The report covers the application of aerodynamic heat as a means of generating usable electrical power for fuzing and arming circuits in a projectile. A 20mm projectile was chosen for sizing purposes. The program concludes that power sources of this type are inherently safer than and can be produced at prices competitive with batteries.

Subject Categories:

  • Non-electrical Energy Conversion
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Guided Missiles
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE