DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
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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.
- Ammunition and Explosives