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Title: Ultra Safe And Secure Blasting System

Abstract

The Ultra is a blasting system that is designed for special applications where the risk and consequences of unauthorized demolition or blasting are so great that the use of an extraordinarily safe and secure blasting system is justified. Such a blasting system would be connected and logically welded together through digital code-linking as part of the blasting system set-up and initialization process. The Ultra's security is so robust that it will defeat the people who designed and built the components in any attempt at unauthorized detonation. Anyone attempting to gain unauthorized control of the system by substituting components or tapping into communications lines will be thwarted in their inability to provide encrypted authentication. Authentication occurs through the use of codes that are generated by the system during initialization code-linking and the codes remain unknown to anyone, including the authorized operator. Once code-linked, a closed system has been created. The system requires all components connected as they were during initialization as well as a unique code entered by the operator for function and blasting.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
966916
Report Number(s):
LLNL-TR-415541
TRN: US200923%%79
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; 42 ENGINEERING; COMMUNICATIONS; DEMOLITION; EXPLOSIVE FRACTURING; SECURITY

Citation Formats

Hart, M M. Ultra Safe And Secure Blasting System. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.2172/966916.
Hart, M M. Ultra Safe And Secure Blasting System. United States. doi:10.2172/966916.
Hart, M M. Mon . "Ultra Safe And Secure Blasting System". United States. doi:10.2172/966916. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/966916.
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title = {Ultra Safe And Secure Blasting System},
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abstractNote = {The Ultra is a blasting system that is designed for special applications where the risk and consequences of unauthorized demolition or blasting are so great that the use of an extraordinarily safe and secure blasting system is justified. Such a blasting system would be connected and logically welded together through digital code-linking as part of the blasting system set-up and initialization process. The Ultra's security is so robust that it will defeat the people who designed and built the components in any attempt at unauthorized detonation. Anyone attempting to gain unauthorized control of the system by substituting components or tapping into communications lines will be thwarted in their inability to provide encrypted authentication. Authentication occurs through the use of codes that are generated by the system during initialization code-linking and the codes remain unknown to anyone, including the authorized operator. Once code-linked, a closed system has been created. The system requires all components connected as they were during initialization as well as a unique code entered by the operator for function and blasting.},
doi = {10.2172/966916},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jul 27 00:00:00 EDT 2009},
month = {Mon Jul 27 00:00:00 EDT 2009}
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