Accession Number : ADD015902

Title :   Booster Explosive Rings.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 14 May 92, patented 10 Aug 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Spahn, Patrick F

Report Date : 10 Aug 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An explosive device has a main charge explosive, and a booster explosive ring with main charge explosive filling the space in the center of the booster ring. When the booster explosive is set off, explosive shock waves converge on the space in the center of the ring, thus initiating the main charge explosive.

Descriptors :   *RINGS, *PATENTS, *EXPLOSIVE CHARGES, EXPLOSIVES, FILLING, SHOCK WAVES

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE