Accession Number : ADD005257

Title :   Aircraft to Weapon Fuze Communication Link.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Redmond,Stephen L ; Fowler,Steven E

Report Date : 30 May 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : An aircraft-to-weapon fuze communication link that transfers fuzing information between the aircraft and weapon via an optical data and power link in the absence of any physical connection. THe information is transferred via an infrared light beam in digital format. Power to run the fuze receiver during the data transfer process is supplied from a high power light source. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Optical communications, *Fuzes(Ordnance), Data links, Optical data

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE