Accession Number : ADD009172

Title :   Fuze Assembly for Mortar Practice Munitions.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Post,Lloyd D

Report Date : 09 Nov 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : There is disclosed a fuze assembly for a non-explosive projectile including a signal case containing a smoke composition, smoke port, and a firing pin assembly which is stage wise activiated to permit alignment of a firing ball with the firing pin during acceleration and deceleration of the projectile. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Fuzes(Ordnance), *Training ammunition, Mortar ammunition, Firing pins, Sliding contacts, Explosive trains, Low costs, Range safety, Smoke, Handling, Ports(Openings)

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE