Accession Number:

ADD019417

Title:

Missile Safety System for Assuring Minimum Safe Distance

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:

5.0

Abstract:

The invention pertains to an arming and safing system for a missile having an acceleration responsive mechanism for actuating a timing device upon launching to insure arming only after the passage of predetermined period of time, and an omni-directional impact switch for activating a dudding switch in case of missile impact at a distance less than a minimum safe distance from the launching vehicle.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes
  • Underwater-Launched Guided Missiles
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE