Achieving 5- microsec Simultaneity of 36 RP-80 Detonators
Technical note 1 Oct 2013-30 Apr 2014
ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD WEAPONS AND MATERIALS RESEARCH DIRECTORATE
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The US Army Research Laboratory investigated the conditions and the materiel required to fire large numbers of RP-80 detonators simultaneously using the FS-43 firing system. The results of the investigation demonstrated an in-house capability for initiating 36 detonators within a 5- s simultaneity interval.
- Ammunition and Explosives
- Fire Control and Bombing Systems