electro-explosive device

electro-explosive device

An explosive or pyrotechnic component that initiates an explosive, burning, electrical, or mechanical train and is activated by the application of electrical energy. Also called EED.
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According to the company, products to be provided under the contract include command and control transponders, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders, power distribution assemblies, electro-explosive devices and integrated flight controllers.
He explained: "The level of the danger depends on how close the electro-explosive devices in the missiles are to the electrical signals in the phones.
An article in forces magazine Kitstop adds: "Mobiles regularly transmit to the nearest base station to maintain a connection to the network and so pose a potential threat even if not in use"Although electro-explosive devices are reliable, precise and shielded against outside interference, the Army's safety officers are required to impose an exclusion zone around the missile launch position to exclude equipment which gives off radio frequency energy."

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