Accession Number : ADD011283

Title :   Fast Response Impulse Generator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Caponi,E R

Report Date : 24 Apr 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : This abstracts describes an impulse generator for providing an impulsive force substantially normal to the axis of a missile to provide the missile with the desired angle of attack. The device includes radial explosive paths to its periphery and from each point on the periphery detonation is transferred to the periphery of the main charge causing it to implode. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Generators, Impulse loading, Angle of attack, Guided missile trajectories, Explosive charges, Explosives initiators

Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Guided Missile Traj, Accuracy and Ballistics
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE