Naval History and Heritage Command

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Records of the Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University


Scope and Content Note

This collection of selected documents on the development of the VT-fuze came from the United States Patent Office and concerns post-World War II litigation (Butemen et al v. Varian) on alleged patent infringements during the development of the weapons.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Records of the Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources.


2 cubic feet


24 May 2002


Published: Thu Apr 16 14:44:28 EDT 2015