Achieving 5-µs Simultaneity of 36 RP-80 Detonators

Report No. ARL-TN-0676
Authors: Barry L Hudler; Eric W Miller; Jarid M Kranz
Date/Pages: May 2015; 42 pages
Abstract: The US Army Research Laboratory investigated the conditions and the materiel required to fire large numbers of RP-80 detonators simultaneously using the FS-43 firing system. The results of the investigation demonstrated an in-house capability for initiating 36 detonators within a 5-µs simultaneity interval.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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