Rain Premature Susceptibility Study on the Proposed Piezoelectric Contact Fuze System for Triggering the MC-132 in the TX-5X1 Weapon
1953 Jun 18
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
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.