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1. (WO2010122339) IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO INFRA RED PROXIMITY FUZES

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/122339    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2010/050651
Publication Date: Fri Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 23 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: F42C 13/02
Applicants: MBDA UK Limited
Inventors: PROCTOR, James
Title: IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO INFRA RED PROXIMITY FUZES
Abstract:
An infra-red proximity fuze system includes a combination of optical and detector elements arranged such that the system is sensitive to radiation from the skin of a target, such radiation caused by kinetic heating of the target, and insensitive to radiation from jet-exhaust plume radiation from the target.