safety and arming mechanism
A dual function device which prevents the unintended activation of a main charge or propulsion unit prior to arming, but allows activation thereafter upon receipt of the appropriate stimuli.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • safety and arming mechanism — saugos ir užtaisymo mechanizmas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Dvigubos paskirties mechanizmas, kuris padeda išvengti netikėto sprogimo ar variklio paleidimo, bet kuris leidžia sužadinimą po to, kai gaunamas atitinkamas impulsas. atitikmenys …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • HB 876 mine — Infobox Weapon name= HB 876 caption= HB 876 bomblet casing origin= flag|UK type= Air dropped frag mine is ranged= is bladed= is explosive= yes is artillery= is vehicle= is missile= is UK= service= used by= wars= designer= design date=… …   Wikipedia

  • AS 15 TT — Infobox Weapon name=AS.15 TT caption= origin=France type=Anti shipping missile is ranged= is explosive= is missile=yes is UK= service=1985 used by=Saudi Arabia wars= designer= design date=mid 1970s manufacturer=Aerospatiale unit cost= production… …   Wikipedia

  • mécanisme de sécurité et d’armement — saugos ir užtaisymo mechanizmas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Dvigubos paskirties mechanizmas, kuris padeda išvengti netikėto sprogimo ar variklio paleidimo, bet kuris leidžia sužadinimą po to, kai gaunamas atitinkamas impulsas. atitikmenys …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • saugos ir užtaisymo mechanizmas — statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Dvigubos paskirties mechanizmas, kuris padeda išvengti netikėto sprogimo ar variklio paleidimo, bet kuris leidžia sužadinimą po to, kai gaunamas atitinkamas impulsas. atitikmenys: angl. safety and arming… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • MIM-104 Patriot — Patriot system of the German Luftwaffe Type Mobile Surface to air missile system Place of …   Wikipedia

  • Fuse (explosives) — In an explosive, pyrotechnic device or military munition, a fuse (or fuze) is the part of the device that initiates function. In common usage, the word fuse is used indiscriminately. However, when being specific (and in particular in a military… …   Wikipedia

  • Naval mine — Polish wz. 08/39 contact mine. The protuberances around the top of the mine, called Hertz horns, are part of the detonation mechanism …   Wikipedia

  • Strong link weak link — A Strong link / weak link and Exclusion zone nuclear detonation mechanism is a type of safety mechanism employed in the arming and firing mechanisms of modern nuclear weapons. It is a form of automatic safety interlock. [… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”