Accession Number:

ADA624160

Title:

Achieving 5- microsec Simultaneity of 36 RP-80 Detonators

Descriptive Note:

Technical note 1 Oct 2013-30 Apr 2014

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD WEAPONS AND MATERIALS RESEARCH DIRECTORATE

Report Date:

2015-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE