Hard target penetrator explosive development optimization of fragment, blast and survivability properties of explosives for hard target applications

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Several new explosives have been developed for hard target and related applications. Materials having energy densities as high as 20 KJ/cc have been made. Mid-scale field trials have been carried out at Eglin Air Force Base. Fragmentation improvements 150% that of Tritonal have been attained.

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Simpson, R. L., LLNL May 1, 1997.

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Several new explosives have been developed for hard target and related applications. Materials having energy densities as high as 20 KJ/cc have been made. Mid-scale field trials have been carried out at Eglin Air Force Base. Fragmentation improvements 150% that of Tritonal have been attained.

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27 pages; Other: FDE: PDF

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  • 47th Annual Bomb and Warhead Technical Meeting, Los Alamos, NM (US), 05/06/1997--05/08/1997; Other Information: Supercedes report DE98051005; PBD: 01 May 97

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  • Report No.: UCRL-JC-126880
  • Report No.: CONF-9705204--
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 16386
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc622224

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Simpson, R. L., LLNL. Hard target penetrator explosive development optimization of fragment, blast and survivability properties of explosives for hard target applications, article, May 1, 1997; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc622224/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.