Accession Number : ADD003853

Title :   Ordnance Fuze Time Delay Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Davis,Dale M

Report Date : 22 Mar 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The invention relates to a time delay mechanism for use within a fuze having a primer and propellant contained within respective housings, the ignition of which creates a pressure buildup utilized to activate the fuze. The exact time dalay for the fuze is controlled by the length of time required for the propellant to create the desired pressure build-up.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Time delay fuzes, Projectile fuzes, Antiaircraft ammunition, Delay elements(Explosive), Explosive trains

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE