Accession Number:

ADD008358

Title:

Capacitive Discharge Firing Mechanism.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-06-20

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A capacitive discharge firing mechanism for a lightweight portable rocket launcher in which the capacitive discharge firing mechanism includes means for interconnecting electrical circuits for supplying an electrical pulse to a rocket carried in the launcher for ignition of the rocket motor. The means for interconnecting electrical circuits includes three safety type means which prevent accidental actuation of the firing button for the electrical circuit. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems
  • Rockets

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE