Accession Number : ADD015858

Title :   5,7-Dinitro-5,7-Diaza-1,3-Dioxabicyclo(3:3:0)Octan-2-One.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 10 May 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Chaykovsky, Michael ; Koppes, William M

Report Date : 10 May 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : 5,7-Dinitro-5,7-diaza-1,3-dioxabicyclo3:3:0 octan-2-one is an explosive which is comparable in energy (detonation pressure) to RDX but which has an impact sensitivity comparable to TNT. It is prepared by condensing one mole of methylenedinitramine with one mole of 4,5-dichloro-1,3 dioxolan-2-one.

Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVES, *NITRAMINES, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, DETONATIONS, ENERGY, PRESSURE, RDX, SENSITIVITY, TNT, THERMAL STABILITY

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE