Accession Number:

ADA625185

Title:

Overview of Explosive Initiators

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL NJ ENERGETICS WARHEADS AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE

Report Date:

2015-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this report is to provide a general overview of common initiators used by the U.S. Military. This will include detonators stab, electric, primers percussion, electric, and some relevant fuze systems. A discussion of common primary explosives and formulations employed in the devices will also be included.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE