Accession Number : ADD018547

Title :   Active Infrared Fuze

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 11 Sep 64, patented 24 Jun 97

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sochard, Irving I ; Swanekamp, James E ; Grantham, Rodney E ; Petree, Marcella C

Report Date : 24 Jun 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A proximity fuze which employs a reflected beam of pulse modulated infrared radiation to determine the distance from the weapon to the target. Modulation is accomplished electronically. Correlation circuitry comprising a logic network is provided to continuously compare the received signal with the modulation signal.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *PROXIMITY FUZES, *INFRARED FUZES, TARGETS, SIGNALS, LOGIC CIRCUITS, INFRARED RADIATION, PULSE MODULATION

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE