Accession Number:

ADD013057

Title:

Annular Shaped Charge for Breaching Masonry Walls

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 8 Nov 1983, patented 15 Jan 1985

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A shaped charge and method of breaching reinforced masonry walls is disclosed. The shaped charge includes an annular liner located centrally between the ends of a cylindrical container filled with explosive. The device is placed in a pilot hole in the wall and is detonated simultaneously at the ends. The charge creates an annular radially expanding jet of explosives gases and fragments directed into the wall providing a man size opening therein. Patents

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE