Accession Number:

AD0274026

Title:

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLOSIVES. A COMPILATION OF PRINCIPAL EXPLOSIVES, THEIR CHARACTERISTICS, PROCESSES OF MANUFACTURE, AND USES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ORDNANCE TECHNICAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

190.0

Abstract:

The encyclopedia is intended to serve as a research and reference aid on domestic and foreign explosives, both industrial and military. The main body of the encyclopedia is divided into three sections glossary, general section, and foreign section. In addition, there is an appendix and a bibliography. The glossary contains primarily those terms which either are unique to explosives or which have a particular specialized meaning when applied to explosives. The general section covers domestic and foreign standard explosives that are currently in use. The foreign section constitutes an index of foreign explosives nomenclature. It is subdivided into British, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish terms.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE