Accession Number:

ADD007889

Title:

Dipole Antenna for Proximity Fuze.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-06-17

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

In combination with a bomb or similar projectile intended to move rapidly through the air and having aerodynamic characteristics such that the longitudinal axis of said projectile will be substantially coincident with its trajectory, a dipole antenna mounted on a cylindrical projection which extends from the nose of said projectile, said antenna comprising a pair of extending arms normal to said longitudinal axis and on opposite sides thereof, a proximity fuse carried by said projectile, and means connecting said antenna to said fuse. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE