Accession Number : ADD007889

Title :   Dipole Antenna for Proximity Fuze.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bloomer,Thomas M

Report Date : 17 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : In combination with a bomb or similar projectile intended to move rapidly through the air and having aerodynamic characteristics such that the longitudinal axis of said projectile will be substantially coincident with its trajectory, a dipole antenna mounted on a cylindrical projection which extends from the nose of said projectile, said antenna comprising a pair of extending arms normal to said longitudinal axis and on opposite sides thereof, a proximity fuse carried by said projectile, and means connecting said antenna to said fuse. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Proximity fuzes, *Dipole antennas, Remote control, Aerodynamic characteristics, Cylindrical bodies, Axes, Longitude, Trajectories, Schematic diagrams, Control systems, Electric fuzes(Ordnance)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE