Accession Number : ADD015702
Title : Aimable Warhead.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 21 Jun 65, patented 26 Jan 93,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Talley, James C
Report Date : 26 Jan 1993
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : An aimable warhead in which a plurality of detonators is disposed about the periphery of an explosive charge with a proximity selector means provided for sensing the location of a target in relation to the warhead and thereafter selectively initiating one of the detonators opposite the side from which the explosion is to be directed in order that the resulting explosion wave may be directed toward the target.
Descriptors : *DETONATORS, *TARGETS, *PATENTS, BOUNDARIES, EXPLOSIONS, EXPLOSIVE CHARGES, EXPLOSIVES, WARHEADS
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE