Accession Number:

ADD007177

Title:

Universal Firing Device.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-01-31

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

In an aircraft munition, an initiator and firing device is used to sequentially start a chemical reaction and deploy guidance fins. Rotation of an end piece compresses a spring until a release mechanism allows the stored up energy to force a firing pin into a primer cartridge. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE