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