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Title: Detonation command and control

Abstract

The detonation of one or more explosive charges and propellant charges by a detonator in response to a fire control signal from a command and control system comprised of a command center and instrumentation center with a communications link there between. The fire control signal is selectively provided to the detonator from the instrumentation center if plural detonation control switches at the command center are in a fire authorization status, and instruments, and one or more interlocks, if included, are in a ready for firing status. The instrumentation and command centers are desirably mobile, such as being respective vehicles.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1255139
Patent Number(s):
9354029
Application Number:
14/878,969
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F42 - AMMUNITION F42D - BLASTING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Oct 08
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES

Citation Formats

Mace, Jonathan L., Seitz, Gerald J., Echave, John A., and Le Bas, Pierre-Yves. Detonation command and control. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Mace, Jonathan L., Seitz, Gerald J., Echave, John A., & Le Bas, Pierre-Yves. Detonation command and control. United States.
Mace, Jonathan L., Seitz, Gerald J., Echave, John A., and Le Bas, Pierre-Yves. Tue . "Detonation command and control". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1255139.
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