Rocket Remote Engagement Mechanism.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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A rocket engagement mechanism that will enable a gunner to pre-aim and then remotely fire the rocket while the gunner is hidden. The gunner is physically separated from the noise and smoke resulting from firing a rocket thus giving the gunner a better chance to escape the resulting return fire. The mechanism can also be used as a booby trap device that can be left by retreating troops to harass and slow the enemy advance. A cap is attached over the firing mechanism of the rocket launcher and has a piston squib positioned to press the launcher firing mechanism when the squib receives an electrical signal. Author