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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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At 11:40 a.m., wood was added to the firing box and the fire lit.