Accession Number : ADD006686

Title :   Safe/Arm Firing Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Osburn,Michael R

Report Date : 19 Jun 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Described is an out-of-line safe/arm device for initiating an explosive deep within a geothermal well which maintains the sensitive explosive elements thereof in an out-of-line position until armed by the pressures unique to the environment of the well. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Arming devices, *Firing mechanisms(Weapon), *Safety, Explosives initiators, Geothermy, Environments, Underground explosions, Pressure, Detonators, Sliding contacts, Springs, Diaphragms(Mechanics)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE