Accession Number : ADA322055
Title : A Guide to Explosives Firing.
Corporate Author : DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION CANBERRA (AUSTRALIA)
Personal Author(s) : Wolfson, Michael G.
PDF Url : ADA322055
Report Date : NOV 1996
Pagination or Media Count : 76
Abstract : This document is a guide to explosives firing using exploding bridgewire (EBW) detonators. It details the special equipment and procedures developed in the Weapons Systems Division, Maribyrnong and currently in use in the Division's firing chambers and at field test sites, and discusses the relative merits of electric detonators and EBW detonators. It serves as a useful guide and reference document to both Firing Officer trainers and trainees.
Descriptors : *SAFING AND ARMING(ORDNANCE), *ELECTRIC DETONATORS, *EXPLODING WIRES, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), EXPLOSIVE CHARGES, FIELD TESTS, AUSTRALIA, RANGES(FACILITIES), DETONATIONS, BOOSTERS(EXPLOSIVES), EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL, ARMING DEVICES.
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE