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