This report is intended for military personnel and students at military schools and for general readers. The construction and operating principles of percussion, time, and noncontact action detonators are described. Concise information on their development and classification is given. Existing time-detonator characteristics are illustrated by detonators used during the World War II. The book utilized unclassified Soviet and non-Soviet publications and belongs to the series Rocket Techniques, published by the Defense Ministry of the USSR. Author
Edited machine trans. of mono. Vzryvateli Raket, Moscow, 1963, p1-87.