Accession Number : ADD008998

Title :   Omni Directional Fuze.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Zacharin,Alexey T

Report Date : 17 Aug 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A fuze has a firing pin slidably mounted in a frame. A detonator mounted in the frame is operable to slide into alignment with the pin. An impact sensor can engage and restrain the pin. This sensor is pivotally mounted in the frame and is operable to disengage the pin in response to deceleration of the frame in excess of a predetermined magnitude. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Impact fuzes, Omnidirectional, Inertial systems, Sliding, Deceleration, Firing pins, Alignment, Safing and arming(Ordnance)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE