Accession Number : ADD000437

Title :   Fluidic Free Flight Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hedeen,James O ; Ogren,Harvey D

Report Date : 18 Feb 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a free flight sensor adapted for use in munitions using ram air power to operate a mechanical safing means, sensing vertical velocity with a pitot-static pressure system and a two-axis fluidic accelerometer to sense vertical acceleration.

Descriptors :   *Safety and arming(Ordnance), *Fluidic control, *Patents, Fluidics, Accelerometers, Free fall, Separation, Detection

Subject Categories : Fluidics and Fluerics
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE