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Title: Detonation command and control

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 therebetween. 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:
OSTI Identifier:
1411407
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM) LANL
Patent Number(s):
9,835,428
Application Number:
15/167,777
Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 May 27
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 58 GEOSCIENCES

Works referenced in this record:

Detonation Control
patent-application, December 2014