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odorizing taggant chemicals such as 2,3-dimethyl-2,3-dinitrobutane ( DMDNB ) to help detect the explosive and identify its source. [ 1 ] The explosive in C4 is RDX (cyclonite or cyclotrimethylene trinitramine), which makes up around 91% of C4 by mass. [ 1 ] The plasticizer is diethylhexyl

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An improvised explosive device ( IED ), also known as a roadside bomb , is a homemade bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action. It may be constructed of conventional military explosives, such as an artillery round, attached to a detonating mechanism

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equivalent to a quarter-stick of dynamite. Dynamite generally contains a stable nitroglycerin based high explosive , whereas M-80s or any other kind of firecracker contains a low explosive powder, like flash powder or black powder.) [ 8 ] Some illicits, however, contain(ed), or were reported

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Common plastic explosives include Semtex and C-4 . Plastic explosives are especially suited for explosive demolition as they can be easily formed into the best shapes for cutting structural members, and have a high enough velocity of detonation and density for metal cutting work. They

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An explosive belt (also called suicide belt , Bomberpilot Jacket , suicide vest ) is an improvised explosive device , a belt or a vest packed with explosives and armed with a detonator , worn by suicide bombers . Explosive belts are usually packed with ball bearings , nails , screws ,

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An explosive material , also called an explosive , is a reactive substance that contains a great amount of potential energy that can produce an explosion if released suddenly, usually accompanied by the production of light , heat , sound , and pressure . An explosive charge is a measured

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accuracy 3 History 4 Helicopter armament 5 Armor developments 6 Variations 6.1 High explosive dual purpose 7 See also 8 Notes 9 References [ edit ] Operation Further information: Munroe effect The stream moves at hypersonic speeds (up to 25 times the speed of sound

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An explosive booster acts as a bridge between a low energy explosive and a low sensitivity (but typically high energy) explosive such as TNT . It increases the explosive shockwave from an initiating explosive to the degree sufficient to detonate the secondary charge. Unlike C4 plastic | 2010/9/25 20:12:03

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A nuclear explosive is an explosive device that derives its energy from nuclear reactions . Almost all nuclear explosive devices that have been designed and produced are nuclear weapons intended for warfare . Other, non-warfare, applications for nuclear explosives have occasionally been | 2010/9/26 20:16:15

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An explosive lens —as used, for example, in nuclear weapons —is a highly specialized explosive charge , a special type of a shaped charge . In general, it is a device composed of several explosive charges that are shaped in such a way as to change the shape of the detonation wave passing | 2011/7/3 2:02:48