torpedo exploder mechanism

torpedo exploder mechanism

[tȯr′pēd·ō ik′splōd·ər ‚mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(ordnance)
An electrical or mechanical device designed to actuate the explosive train of a torpedo warhead by means of a physical impact or an influence signal; it may contain a disarming device.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.