Accession Number:

ADD019469

Title:

Miniature, Low Power, Electromechanical Safety and Arming Device

Descriptive Note:

Patent filed 16 Mar 92, patented 11 May 99

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1999-05-11

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The blocking disc serving as an explosive train interrupter of a safety and arming mechanism is angularly displaced from its safe position by a stepping motor through reduction gearing in response to timed energizing pulses applied thereto from a crystal-controlled pulse generator. The blocking disc is releasably latched in its safe position by a locking rod controlling the supply and cut-off of energizing voltage to the pulse generator to accurately time displacement of the disc to an armed position.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE