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