firing box

firing box

[′fīr·iŋ ‚bäks]
(electricity)
A boxlike item in which are mounted switches, cables, fuses, plugs, indicator lights, batteries, and the like, specifically designed for firing a rocket or guided missile from a remote position.
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While each electronic system differs between suppliers, generally speaking, the firing box communicates with each detonator in the circuit via the internal microchip to check for continuity by using enough power to test the circuit, but at no stage enough power to initiate the detonator.