Together, they should make up a screen no proximity fuse bomb could pierce without exploding.
Stick a proximity fuse on it, and a time fuse, too, in case we missed.
"Chances are the intercept is working on a proximity fuse," Crag reasoned.
But he saw the burst of flame, bright as the sun itself, which was the explosion of a proximity fuse bomb.
Its proximity fuse detonated in the exhaust of a Connie boat, blowing the tube out of position.