Accession Number:

ADD019264

Title:

Miniature, Low Power, Electromechanical Safety & Arming Device

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, filed 16 Mar 92

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-03-16

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

This invention relates generally to safety arming devices for ordnance involving use of an explosive train interrupter to prevent inadvertent detonation of an explosive charge. Various timing mechanisms are presently known involving spring-driven clockwork units, fluid timers or electronic de1ay devices for establishing safe separation time through an explosive train interrupter, precluding premature propagation between primary and secondary explosives.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE