Accession Number : ADD004535

Title :   Plastic Bonded Explosive Composition.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Falterman,Charles W ; Sbrocca,Dino A

Report Date : 13 Sep 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : An improved plastic-bonded explosive formulation comprising a mixture of HMX, RDX, or DATB and a resin having a silicone backbone which shrinks less and has better thermal stability than those presently known. The formulation was developed for use in advanced missile systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Plastic bonded explosives, *Formulations(Chemistry), HMX, RDX, Silicone plastics, Shrinkage, Thermal stability, Guided missiles

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE