Accession Number:

ADD019363

Title:

Missile Attitude Safing System

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 28 Dec 64, patented 23 Mar 99

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-03-23

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

An attitude sensing safing system for a missile, which senses an attitude error of the missile, and activates a dudding signal when the error exceeds a certain value for a predetermined time. The missile includes a delay arming timer, which is deactivated when by the dudding signal. The system allows the missile to correct itself, by requiring that the error signals persist for a set time.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE