firing circuit


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firing circuit

1. In land operations, an electrical circuit and/or pyrotechnic loop designed to detonate connected charges from a firing point.
2. In naval mine warfare, that part of a mine circuit which either completes the detonator circuit or operates a ship counter.
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"It's a very simple electrical firing circuit your honor," he told judges at the STL.
The device is constructed so that the receiver is connected to an electrical firing circuit and the transmitter operated by the perpetrator at a distance.
Depending on the pulse given by the MOSFET firing circuit controlled by micro controller, the output voltage is varied.
The blunder, on Saturday, has been blamed on a faulty black box firing circuit.