Accession Number : ADD001057

Title :   Ganged Arming Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Moses,Sidney A

Report Date : 04 Dec 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a device whereby a plurality of detonators are separated from confined detonating fuses by a rotating, cylindrical shield. A gravity operating device causes this shield to rotate upon acceleration so as to align holes in the shield with the detonators and the fuses.

Descriptors :   *Safety and arming(Ordnance), *Patents, Detonators, Housings(Enclosures), Alignment, Fuzes(Ordnance)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE