Accession Number : ADD001865
Title : Light Sensitive Explosive Mixture.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Menichelli,Vincent J
Report Date : 08 Apr 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 2
Abstract : This patent pertains to an explosive mixture which can be initiated by a strong light source, the mixture consisting of a composition of ammonium perchlorate, lead styphnate, and zirconium.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Explosives, Light sources, Ammonium perchlorate, Zirconium, Lead compounds, Sensitivity, Particle size, Formulations, High intensity, Styphnates
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE