Accession Number : ADD006936

Title :   Semi-Active Optical Fuzing.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sochard,Irving

Report Date : 31 Jul 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : This document discloses a device for causing projectiles to detonate at the optimum point along their individual trajectories when fired at nearly any type of target. Detonation at this point will result in the greatest damage to the intended target.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Optical fuzes, Projectile fuzes, Fragmentation ammunition, Ammunition fragments, Detonations, Projectile trajectories, Patterns, Kill probabilities

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE