LH inlet of the catapult manifold valve to
link of the emergency restraint release mech-
initiate the catapult.
7. All configurations. If the seat is command
2. To the inboard connector of the command
ejected (i.e., the ejection control handle on the
sequencing system quick-disconnect on the
other seat has been pulled) gas from the
RH ballistic manifold (fig. 2-29) to operate the
command sequencing system enters the RH
command sequencing system.
seat initiating system through the inboard
3. SJU-17(V)1/A, 6/A and 9/A only. To the
connector of the command sequencing
cartridge actuated initiator on the RH ballistic
quick-disconnect on the RH ballistic manifold.
manifold. Gas from the initiator passes to the
On SJU-17(V)2/A thru 5/A, gas pressure also
RH inlet of the catapult manifold to initiate the
enters the outboard connector on the command
sequencing quick-disconnect and is passed to
4. To the breech of the shoulder harness reel
the catapult manifold valve to initiate the
where it fires the impulse cartridge to pull the
catapult. This gas pressure is also piped, via a
seat occupant into the correct position for
check valve, to the shoulder harness reel and
5. To the thermal batteries.
LH Initiator Cartridge
6. SJU-17(V)2/A thru 5/A only. To the cartridge
Gas from the LH cartridge is piped as follows:
actuated initiator on the LH ballistic manifold
(fig. 2-30). Gas from the initiator passes to the
1. To the thermal batteries.
Figure 2-29. RH ballistic manifold (SJU-17(V)2/A thru 5/A).