Accession Number : ADD008705

Title :   AC Initiation System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Winton,Murray T ; Beezley,Dale L ; Chan,Kwok S

Report Date : 27 Jan 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An ac initiation system is described which uses three ac transmission signals interlocked for safety by frequency, phase, and power discrimination. The ac initiation system is pre-armed by the application of two ac signals have the proper phases, and activates a load when an ac power signal of the proper frequency and power level is applied. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Explosives initiators, Control systems, Ignition circuits, Alternating current, Firing mechanisms(Ammunition), Signals, Safety, Arming devices, Detectors, Phase(Electronics), Frequency, Power levels, Discrimination

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE