Accession Number : ADD013033

Title :   Fuel Air Explosive Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hutcheson,Don S

Report Date : 15 Jan 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The fuel air explosive (FAE) device of this invention is equipped with a gravity responsive unitary burster-detonator positioned in the liquid fuel, wherein the burster is heavier than the liquid fuel to provide for automatic means to orient the burster at the bottom of the fuel container and to simultaneously orient the cloud detonator at the top of the fuel container with hand operated release means on the exterior of the device to activate the burster and cloud detonator.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *FUEL AIR EXPLOSIVES, BURSTING CHARGES, GRAVITY, CLOUDS, DETONATORS, FUEL TANKS, FUELS, LIQUIDS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE