Accession Number : ADD015897

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

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 15 Jun 92, patented 2 Feb 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sitzmann, Michael E

Report Date : 02 Feb 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 3

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 :   *EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, *HYDRAZINES, CHLORIDES, LOW TEMPERATURE, METHANOLS, TEMPERATURE, PATENTS, BUTYRATES, GUIDED MISSILE WARHEADS, THERMAL STABILITY

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE