Accession Number : ADD007245

Title :   Dual Channel Proximity Fuze.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Reid,John D

Report Date : 25 Mar 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A fuze for detonating a projectile i proximity to a target comprising, first normally effective transceiver channel means for effecting radiation of a first electromagnetic signal into space and for receiving electromagnetic signals therefrom, including any portion of said first radiated signal reflected from a target, second transceiver channel means initially ineffective to radiate and receive a signal adapted to being rendered effective for effecting radiation of a second electromagnetic signal into space and for receiving electromagnetic signals therefrom, including any portion of said second radiated signal reflected from a traget, control circuit means for rendering said second channel means effective, and normally non-operating electroresponsive detonating circuit means adapted to being rendered operating by said channel means for detonating said projectile. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Proximity fuzes, Projectile fuzes, Dual channel

Subject Categories : Countermeasures
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE