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arming wire Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term arming wire.

arming wire Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term arming wire.

arming wire



(*) A cable, wire or lanyard routed from the aircraft to an expendable aircraft store in order to initiate the arming sequence for the store upon release from the aircraft, when the armed release condition has been selected; it also prevents arming initiation prior to store release and during safe jettison. Also called arming lanyard. See also safety wire. (US DoD)
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