Accession Number : ADD007258

Title :   Jammer Apprehending Amplifier for Proximity Fuzes.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Burnham,Bradshaw ; Nichols,Charles F

Report Date : 20 May 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : In a device for exploding a vehicle in proximity to a target, a proximity control circuit comprising a source of electromagnetic energy, means connected to said source for radiating said energy into space and for intercepting electromagnetic energy therefrom, including any portion of said radiated energy reflected from a target, first circuit means connected to said source and being selectively responsive to said reflected energy for generating an initiating signal, normally ineffective electroresponsive means connected to said last named means for actuating a firing mechanism upon being rendered effective by said initiating signal, and second circuit means connected to said source and to said electroresponsive means being selectively responsive to intercepted energy other than said reflected energy for maintaining said electroresponsive means ineffective until a predetermined time after interception of said other energy. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Antijamming, Radio proximity fuzes, Projectile fuzes

Subject Categories : Countermeasures
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE