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Glenn B Slagle: Magnetic induction mine arming, disarming and simulation system. Werten F W Bellamy, Anthony T Lane, July 2, 1991: US05027709 (142 worldwide citation)

A system for powering and communicating with a mine or mine simulator, involving magnetic induction coupling between a powered search unit with a resonating primary inductance coil and a secondary inductance loop in the mine device. The current in the secondary loop is rectified in the mine device t ...


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Walter E Miller Jr, Richard G Westrich Jr, Michael M Jones: Short range optical rangefinder. United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Anthony T Lane, Robert P Gibson, Freddie M Bush, December 3, 1985: US04556313 (126 worldwide citation)

An optical rangefinder having a transmitter and receiver located closely acent for short range operation allows optimum detection of a target when either or both the target and the rangefinder are moving. An optical window region is established where the transmitter look axis intersects the receiver ...


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Pavlo E Rudakevych, Mike E Ciholas, Robert T Pack: Remote digital firing system. IRobot Corporation, Gesmer Updegrove, March 1, 2005: US06860206 (120 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a remote digital firing system for firing of a remote mission payload that includes a firing circuit communicatively coupled to and operative to fire the remote mission payload, a firing control panel communicatively linked to said firing circuit, and a digital c ...


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Edward J Stearns, Robert H Johnson: Optical detection device. Motorola, Frank J Bogacz, Jordan C Powell, September 1, 1992: US05142985 (119 worldwide citation)

An advanced optical sensor for determining the stand-off distance from a trajecting container to a target utilizes various checks and filters to eliminate false detonations caused by glint and counter-measures. The sensor is comprised of a transmitter, a receiver, and a wave generator. The wave gene ...


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Lawson J Tyler, Paul N Worsey: Integrated detonator delay circuits and firing console. The Curators of the University of Missouri, Senniger Powers Leavitt and Roedel, June 16, 1987: US04674047 (116 worldwide citation)

A detonation system for use with supply of electrical energy has user operable firing console for selectably transmitting unit identification information, firing delay time information and selections from a command set including Output, Delay, Fire (Time), Abort, Power Up (Arm), Input, and Store. Th ...


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David M Abouav: Detonator actuator. ICI Australia, Cushman Darby & Cushman, February 25, 1992: US05090321 (115 worldwide citation)

An actuator for use in conjunction with a detonator for blasting comprises electronic circuitry which on receiving input signals generates an output arm signal to arm a detonator, and then after a predetermined delay an output actuate signal to fire the detonator and an associated explosive charge. ...


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Donald L Rogers: Digital remote pyrotactic firing mechanism. James D Birkenholz, June 16, 1998: US05767437 (107 worldwide citation)

A digital remote pyrotactic firing unit for the controlled selection and ignition of a pyrotactic device. An operator manually selects a specific output channel, which generates a Binary Code Decimal signal. The binary code decimal signal is received by a remote ignition circuit unit that is connect ...


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Kups Edward F: Munition control system. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Army, Edelberg Nathan, Gibson Robert P, Elbaum Saul, June 10, 1975: US3888181 (104 worldwide citation)

1. A munition safing, arming and firing system comprising means for transting a code consisting of pulses of differing frequencies, means for receiving said code, means for segregating the received pulses according to frequency, a stepping relay having a plurality of contact decks each of which corr ...


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Willis Kenneth E, Durrell Robert R: Modular, electronic safe-arm device.. Hughes Aircraft Co, June 26, 1991: EP0433697-A2 (100 worldwide citation)

A modular electronic safe arm device (MESAD) (10) for arming and igniting an explosive is universal in application and employs a standard circuit architecture which uses application specific logic modules (12) and (14), a standard voltage control module (16), and standard high energy firing modules ...


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Steven J Meyer: Initiating device for use with telemetry systems. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Earl Baugher Jr, David Kalmbaugh, Anthony J Serventi, December 25, 2001: US06332400 (96 worldwide citation)

A substitute solid state device for safely initiating a sustainer motor is provided. The substitute device replaces a mechanism that is integral to a warhead. The substitute device interfaces to a telemetry package and is suitable for insertion into small housings. A specific embodiment is a substit ...



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