Accession Number : ADD007691

Title :   Projectile Fuze.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Eneman,Melvin

Report Date : 03 Jul 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This invention relates to a low cost graze sensor fuze arrangement for a point detonating spin stabilized projectile in which firing pin actuation for detonation purposes is accomplished where the projectile may only graze the target and a graze sensor element will be laterally moved a limited amount to cam a firing pin assembly rearwardly toward a rotor armed detonator. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Projectile fuzes, *Firing pins, Grazing, Detectors, Spin stabilized ammunition, Projectiles, Detonators, Cost effectiveness, Conical bodies, Launching, Reliability, Performance(Engineering), Point detonating fuzes

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE