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