Accession Number : ADD008294

Title :   Projectile Fuze.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Eneman,Melvin

Report Date : 29 Aug 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent discloses 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 cam a firing pin assembly rearwardly toward a rotor armed detonator.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Projectile fuzes, Point detonating fuzes, Grazing, Spin stabilized ammunition, Firing pins, Cams, Arming devices, Detonators, Low costs

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE