Safe Arming Switch for Short Seven or TX-7 Using Differential Pressure
1953 Dec 08
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
A speed dependent, pressure activated arming switch is desirable since it eliminates manual or mechanical setting. Such a switch would not arm the firing system if the weapon is accidentally dropped during the lower speeds of landing or take-off.