Document Details


Title:
Rain Premature Susceptibility Study on the Proposed Piezoelectric Contact Fuze System for Triggering the MC-132 in the TX-5X1 Weapon
Author(s):
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1953 Jun 18
Document Pages:
11 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-TM-079-53(53); ALSNL199700001236
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Description/Abstract:
The probability of the occurrence of rain during the "armed" portion of the fall of a bomb is approximately 1/25. Therefore, rain is considered a problem in premature detonation of the warhead through activation of the contact fuze system.


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