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|7367268||Safety and arming device for a spinning projectile fuze|
A safety and arming device (10) for a spinning projectile fuze, which has a fuze housing (12), which is in the form of a pot, and a bearing body (14) with a booster charge (16). A spherical rotor (42) with a detonator (44) i...
|6564716||Fuzes having centrifugal arming lock for a munition|
A fuze for a munition adapted to prevent unintended arming thereof. The fuze incorporates an arming screw having a keyed portion and a centrifugal locking mechanism for preventing rotation of the arming screw unless the fuze mechanism is in a rapidly spin...
|6131516||Air-safed underwater fuze system for launched munitions|
An air-safed underwater fuze system is provided for munitions that are to launch-deployed and water-detonated. A housing defines a first bore contiguous with a second bore. Radial ports in the housing communicate with the first bore. A first piston is sl...
|4632033||Detonator for rifle grenades or the like|
A fuze of the type used in a rifle grenade assembly with a striker, a rotor nd a rotor lock includes one or more improvements. One pertains to the striker to prevent it from reaching a detonator-striking forward position more than once. Once it advances to...
|4466351||Impact probe mechanism for ammunition fuzing|
A fuze for firing the explosive charge of a projectile, comprising, in combination, a firing mechanism, including a firing pin, mounted resiliently in said projectile for rearward axial movement of the pin to fire the charge, a probe, including forward an...
|4167905||Hand grenade fuze with self-induced spin for arming|
A hand grenade is provided with a fuze comprising: a firing means, means luding two centrifugally-operated elements movably carried by the grenade housing for arming the firing means, means including an inertia member rotatable relative to the housing an...