Accession Number : ADD001796
Title : Safe and Arm Device.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Taylor,Vincent J ; Zellmer,Wayne G ; Beasey,Earl E
Report Date : 20 May 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent relates to a rocket launcher firing system wherein a grounding switch is interposed between the intervalometer of selector switches and the firing circuit of the rockets. The system is compatible with present system circuits in all U.S. armed forces planes and helicopters. The grounding switch holds all firing circuits at ground potential until receipt of a positive minimum current from a power source in the aircraft.
Descriptors : *Rocket launchers, *Safety and arming(Ordnance), *Patents, Arming devices, Arming sequence, Firing circuits, Intervalometers
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE