Accession Number:

ADD019308

Title:

Safety and Arming Device.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 24 Aug 95, patented 13 Oct 98,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1998-10-13

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The invention pertains to a safety and arming device interconnecting a bomb with a target detector insures safe mine laying deployment thereof through a detonation explosive train that is armed in delayed response to payout of a lanyard under enablement control exercised by a hydrodynamic piston in response to water impact during such deployment.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE