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Number: 102/211
Name: Ammunition and explosives > Igniting devices and systems > Ignition or detonation circuit > Proximity fuze
Description: Subject matter which comprises a means for sensing the distance or proximity of a target, such sensing means causing ignition of an explosive.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
102/213 Light or infrared 121
102/212 Magnetic 21
102/214 Radio wave 129

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8378277 Optical impact control system Feb. 19, 2013
8124921 Methods and apparatus for guidance of ordnance delivery device Feb. 28, 2012
8110784 Projectile having one or more windows for transmitting power and/or data into/from the projectile interior Feb. 7, 2012
8020491 Method and apparatus for defending against airborne ammunition Sep. 20, 2011
7849797 Projectile with telemetry communication and proximity sensing Dec. 14, 2010
7699003 Safety and arming unit for the fuze of a projectile Apr. 20, 2010
7533612 Projectile height of burst determination method and system May. 19, 2009
7498969 Proximity radar antenna co-located with GPS DRA fuze Mar. 3, 2009
7213517 Device for a proximity-fuzed unit ammunition May. 8, 2007
7197981 Projectile Apr. 3, 2007
7121210 Accuracy fuze for airburst cargo delivery projectiles Oct. 17, 2006
7098841 Methods and systems for controlling a height of munition detonation Aug. 29, 2006
7089865 Bullet Aug. 15, 2006
6920827 Vehicle-borne system and method for countering an incoming threat Jul. 26, 2005
6919840 Integration of a semi-active laser seeker into the DSU-33 proximity sensor Jul. 19, 2005
6901864 Method for speed compensation of a shaped charge jet, and missile Jun. 7, 2005
6817296 Imaging-infrared skewed cone fuze Nov. 16, 2004
6707417 Accurate range calibration architecture Mar. 16, 2004
6681700 Capacitive fuses for missiles Jan. 27, 2004
6664915 Identification friend or foe system including short range UV shield Dec. 16, 2003
6584906 Warhead triggering in target-tracking guided missiles Jul. 1, 2003
6480140 Apparatus and method for providing a deception response system Nov. 12, 2002
6474592 System and method for munition impact assessment Nov. 5, 2002
6389974 Passive doppler fuze May. 21, 2002
6378435 Variable target transition detection capability and method therefor Apr. 30, 2002
6345784 System and method for munition impact assessment Feb. 12, 2002
6279478 Imaging-infrared skewed-cone fuze Aug. 28, 2001
6244156 Method of protecting an object from the effect of a high-speed projectile Jun. 12, 2001
6196130 Electrostatic arming apparatus for an explosive projectile Mar. 6, 2001
6189430 Weapon system Feb. 20, 2001
6155155 System for launched munition neutralization of buried land mines, subsystems and components thereof Dec. 5, 2000
6094054 Radome nose cone probe apparatus for use with electrostatic sensor Jul. 25, 2000
6050194 Sensor arrangement for target-seeking ammunition Apr. 18, 2000
6044765 Method for increasing the probability of impact when combating airborne targets, and a weapon designed in accordance with this method Apr. 4, 2000
5942714 Accurate ultra low power fuze electronics Aug. 24, 1999
5877696 Security system for warheads Mar. 2, 1999
5841059 Projectile with an explosive load triggered by a target-sighting device Nov. 24, 1998
5744746 Tandem warhead for combatting active targets Apr. 28, 1998
5731539 Target detection method Mar. 24, 1998
5723811 Warhead having a core generating charge Mar. 3, 1998
5705766 Electronic turns-counting fuze and method therefor Jan. 6, 1998
5696347 Missile fuzing system Dec. 9, 1997
5668346 Submunition Sep. 16, 1997
5613650 Guided missile Mar. 25, 1997
5585592 Shock tolerant fuze Dec. 17, 1996
H1476 Circuitry for igniting detonators Sep. 5, 1995
5390604 Method of and apparatus for mortar fuze apex arming Feb. 21, 1995
5381445 Munitions cartridge transmitter Jan. 10, 1995
5322016 Method for increasing the probability of success of air defense by means of a remotely fragmentable projectile Jun. 21, 1994
5309843 Warhead with a tandem charge May. 10, 1994

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