Accession Number:

ADA551011

Title:

High Performance Polymer-Bonded Explosive Containing PolyNIMMO For Metal Accelerating Applications

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER INDIAN HEAD DIV MD

Report Date:

2004-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

Objectives of Study To develop new explosive compositions for metal accelerating applications which possess improved performance and lower vulnerability in comparison with currently available military explosives To develop and utilise fully energetic binder systems based on polyNIMMO Specifically, to at least match the performance of Octol 7525 in terms of detonation pressure and metal accelerating ability whilst demonstrating reduced vulnerability

Subject Categories:

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Plastics
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE