Accession Number : ADD004741

Title :   Fuze Activation Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Briggs,George S ; Snider,Hugh H , Jr

Report Date : 26 Jul 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : One object of the present invention is to provide a fuze activating device particularly adapted for use on an aircraft bomb ejection rack. Another object of the invention is to provide a fuze activating device having improved reliability and safety. Another object of the invention is to provide an improved fuze activating device that does not require direct interconnections between the aircraft and the fuze. Yet another object of the invention is to provide an improved fuze activating device which does not require special handling procedures during weapon stowage and loading onto the aircraft. A futher object of the invention is to provide an improved fuze activation device which requires no action by weapons loading personnel to prepare the fuze for use.

Descriptors :   *Patents, Bomb fuzes, Activation, Explosives initiators, Bomb ejectors, External stores, Fuze functioning elements

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE