The Fuzes and SAUs Domain of the MCM ITP (Domain 7) covers all “Fuzing Systems” technologies. The Fuze System in the weapon is the key element that is used to first ensure the safety of the missile’s warhead, then detect and discriminate the target, and finally function the warhead.
The challenges to the Fuzing System that these requirements present are:
Research in this domain has so far encompassed:
Open workshops have been held for qualified experts in the field to discuss and plan fuzing research strategies, and will continue to be held at regular intervals in the future.
The challenges for the future are to design “Smaller”, “More Accurate” “More Reliable”, “More Intelligent”, “More Flexible” and “Cheaper”systems.