US 11,656,065 B2
Method and system for inductive programming of a fuze
Jonas Larsson, Kristinehamn (SE); Mikael Olsson, Karlskoga (SE); and Thomas Särnmar, Degerfors (SE)
Assigned to BAE SYSTEMS BOFORS AB, Karlskoga (SE)
Filed by BAE SYSTEMS BOFORS AB, Karlskoga (SE)
Filed on Jun. 19, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/352,260.
Application 17/352,260 is a continuation of application No. 16/647,975, granted, now 11,060,830, previously published as PCT/SE2018/050925, filed on Sep. 12, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. 1700228-8 (SE), filed on Sep. 28, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2021/0310778 A1, Oct. 7, 2021
Int. Cl. F42C 17/04 (2006.01)
CPC F42C 17/04 (2013.01) 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. Method of inductively programming a fuze comprising at least one target coil arranged in a projectile by means of a fuze setter comprising at least one setter coil, the method comprising
i) conveying at least one of a projectile or a fuze setter by means of actuating means to bring the at least one target coil and the at least one setter coil in an inductive coupling position,
ii) programming the fuze by transferring predetermined fuzing data from the at least one setter coil to the at least one target coil,
iii) transferring fuzing data from the at least one target coil to the at least one setter coil to confirm correct programming of the fuze has been performed, and
iv) retracting at least one of the fuze setter or projectile from the inductive coupling position when the transfer of fuzing data has been completed,
wherein at least one sensor is arranged to monitor conveying of at least one of the fuze setter or the projectile to provide the inductive coupling position, and wherein the inductive programming is performed in a magazine.