Accession Number : ADD003089

Title :   Optical, Semi-Active 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 : 18 May 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a semiactive bomblet fuze having both contact and proximity fuze capability for a free-fall weapon, and utilizing both a gyro-rotor aligning fuze train and an optical lens for initiating a light sensitive explosive detonator.

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

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE