Accession Number : ADD007665

Title :   Mechanical Munition Flight Environment Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Forsberg,John D

Report Date : 05 Aug 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : An environment sensing system that prevents rotation of a grooved rotor surface mounted on a shaft, with a ball, until a deceleration force causes the ball to climb an inclined surface, a bias spring causes the detent grooves to maintain alignment with the ball. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Arming devices, *Air drop operations, Weapon delivery, Aerial delivery, Safety, Reliability, Creep, Deceleration

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE