Accession Number : ADD005713

Title :   Electronic Ignition System for Liquid Explosive.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Petersen,Gary L ; Liedtke,Larry L

Report Date : 08 Aug 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent describes an electronic ignition system for liquid explosive such as liquid propellant ammunition. An SCR is used to provide a long life trigger with high reliability. An inductor is used to limit peak current and lengthen the spark. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Ignition systems, *Liquid gun propellants, *Guns, Ignition circuits, Ignition, Explosives, Liquids

Subject Categories : Guns
      Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE