Accession Number : ADD008333
Title : Scatterable Antipersonnel Mine.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Heinemann,Robert W
Report Date : 26 Aug 1980
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : An antipersonnel mine having a pressure sensitive explosive diluted and desensitized by an inert bulking agent and a volatile liquid to temporarily unarm the explosive until the volatile liquid is evaporated. A method for desensitizing the mine by addition of the volatile liquid before the explosive sensitizer is added.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Antipersonnel mines, Explosives, Sensitivity, Desensitizing, Fillers, Inert materials, Volatility, Pressure mines, Scattering
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE