Accession Number : ADD002663

Title :   Pressure-Armed Explosive Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Anderson,Matthew E ; Redmond,Stephen L ; Horky,John W ; Krolak,Leo V

Report Date : 17 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent relates to an air droppable sealed warhead cannister capable of housing a plurality of bomblets, each bomblet having a pressure-sensitive fuze capable of being controlled by the presence and absence of a predetermined pressure in the cannister.

Descriptors :   *Bomblets, *Arming devices, *Patents, Bomb clusters, Canisters, Time delay fuzes, Arming sequence

Subject Categories : Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE