Accession Number : ADD003088

Title :   Semi-Active Electro-Optical Bomblet Fuze.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Means,James E ; Anderson,Matthew E

Report Date : 06 Apr 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a pressure-armed, semiactive bomblet fuze, having both contact and proximity-fuze capability for a free-fall weapon, and utilizing both a gyro aligning fuze train and a photocell transducer for directly initiating an electric detonator.

Descriptors :   *Bomblets, *Bomb fuzes, *Patents, Electrooptics, Detonators, Fuze functioning elements, Arming devices

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE