Accession Number : ADD015419

Title :   N,N'-Bis(4,4,4-Trinitrobutyryl)Hydrazine.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 15 Jun 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sitzmann, Michael E

Report Date : 15 Jun 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : N,N'-Bis(4,4,4-trinitrobutyryl)hydrazine which is prepared by reacting 4,4,4-trinitrobutyryl chloride with hydrazine in methanol at low temperature. This compound is sensitive enough to be used as an initiating explosive and thermally stable enough to be used in missile warheads.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, CHLORIDES, EXPLOSIVES, HYDRAZINES, LOW TEMPERATURE, METHANOLS, TEMPERATURE, WARHEADS, WARHEADS, NITROGEN COMPOUNDS, NITROGEN, EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE