Accession Number : ADD008307
Title : Safe and Arm Device.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Day,John H
Report Date : 13 May 1980
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : This patent discloses a safe and arming device used with electrically operated fuses of a missile and including a housing with an acceleration responsive device rotatably mounted therein between safe and arming positions and biased into the safe position by a spring and actuatable to the arming position when accelerated at a predetermine rate; latching means which latches the acceleration device in the armed position; and reset means which releases the latching means to allow the device to be reset into the safe position.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Arming devices, Guided missile safety, Fuses(Electrical), Latches, Release mechanisms, Springs, Actuation, Acceleration
Subject Categories : Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE