Accession Number:

AD0165001

Title:

Explosive Charge.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1973-07-03

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to a dual explosive charge comprising concentric layers of differing detonation velocity compositions for use against armoured targets, in underwater ordnance and for cratering. The charge consists of a core composed of a composition having a detonation velocity of less than 5,000 meters per second and an annulus having a detonation velocity above 5,000 meters per second.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE