Department of the army technical manual military explosives this copy is a reprint which includes current pages from changes 1 through 4. Armstrong, captain frank h demolitions for the rifle company,infantry. The production of sophisticated explosives and initiation methods has made the process both a fast and economic. Army explosives and demolitions handbook department. Demolitions, ordnance disposal and battle simulation. H17032 military munitions and explosives of concern public rel. The explosives and demolitions handbook offers chapters on demolition materials and accessories firing systems electrical and nonelectrical calculation and placement of charges, timber cutting, steel cutting, breaching charges, cratering and ditching, safe handling and storage procedures plus much more. Explosives and demolitions survival ebooks and info center. All of these c composition plastique explosives are suitable for and usually the explosives of choice for all demolition work using shaped charges, ribbon charges,and steel cutting charges. Home us army artillery school collection fm 5 25 explosives and demolitions. Explosives and demolitions fm 525 paperback june 1, 2004 by pentagon u.
Around 500 alphabetically ordered, monographic entries consider the physicochemical properties, production methods and safe applications of over 120 explosive chemicals, while discussing 70 fuels, additives and oxidizing. Demolition by explosives will only be considered provided the contractor files a request with building standards and submits the necessary information, and provided the work is carried out in accordance with the regulations under. Demolition by explosives will only be considered provided the contractor files a request with building standards and submits the necessary information, and provided the work is carried out in accordance with the regulations under the csa standard s350m1980, code of practice for safety in demolition of structures. To link to this object, paste this link in email, im or document to embed this object, paste this html in website. Charge demolition sheet explosive sx4 chemring group.
Emissions associated with the manufacture of explosives are treated in section 6. Robert dedeaux 1st advise and assist task force public affairs 1st infantry division, u. En 5151 engineer course design forms for a concrete wall en5151. Apr 01, 20 a far stabler new explosive called imx101 will soon make soldiers safer on and off the battlefield and the u. In confined spaces, burning may lead to detonation. Cover photo nomans land island national wildlife refuge, massachusetts. A handbook for federal land managers, with emphasis on unexploded ordnance, blm handbook h17032. New explosive is powerful but greener than most research. Military demolitions are the destruction by fire, water, explosive, and mechanical means of areas, structures, facilities, or materials to accomplish a military objective. Pyrotechnic substances are included even when they do not evolve gases. Nitroglycerin is one of the most powerful high explosives. Properties of explosives definition an explosive is a material, cither a pure single substance or a mixture of substances, which is capable of producing an explosion by its own energy.
All of these explosives are exceedingly powerful and should be used with the utmost care detonation velocity from 7700 8200msec. Explosives an explosive is defined as a material chemical or nuclear that can be initiated to undergo very rapid, selfpropagating decomposition that results in the formation of more stable. It is packaged one charge per box total weight is 65 pounds. If you are interested in a career dealing with explosives there are many jobs out there for you with great pay. It seems unnecessary to define an explosion, for everyone knows what it isa loud noise and the sudden going away of things from the place where they have been. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A petnnitrocellulose composite ml 18 sheet explosive is a demolition charge. An explosive or explosive material 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. This doctrine reduces the effectiveness of barriers, obstacles. World trade center controlled demolition theories contend that the collapse of the world trade.
Engineering explosives and demolitions military article photocopies available from militaryinfo the lost and found department, of historical military technology, in business for over 20 years now. Interrelationship among explosives, ammunition, and weapons. An explosive charge is a measured quantity of explosive material, which may either be composed solely of one ingredient or be a mixture. They may be used independent of, or form a part of, ammunition. With its proximity to the united states army engineer school at fort leonard wood, the department.
As a result, more powerful explosives are being sought to get the most. The explosives and demolitions handbook offers chapters on demolition materials and accessories firing systems electrical and non electrical calculation and placement of charges, timber cutting, steel cutting, breaching charges, cratering and ditching, safe handling and storage procedures plus much more. The advent of unmanned combat vehicles is generating a need for smaller weapon systems to fit their reduced dimensions. Section v explosive charges primed with modernized demolition. Release number 11697 unless noted otherwise, blm and fws provided all the photographs. Cole and 2002 bali nightclub bombings recommended in alqaedas traditional curriculum of explosives training. Tm 90214 c4 change headquarters department of the army no. File this transmittal sheet in front of the publication. For military management purposes, the two are controlled as one category of weapons or armaments. Anfo and waterbased explosives such as water gels and emulsions are more difficult to ignite in the open. Establishing exclusion zones when using explosives in demolition. Convention on the marking of plastic explosives for. Aug 01, 2010 military demolitions are the destruction by fire, water, explosive, and mechanical means of areas, structures, facilities, or materials to accomplish a military objective. Army explosives and demolitions handbook department of.
Military high explosives are safe to handle, have a long shelf life, their energy density is high and the propagation of the explosion detonation reaction is very fast. Whether the mine is on the surface or is buried underground, the detonation or deflagration of either a high or low explosive in a confined space can be used to liberate a fairly specific subvolume of a brittle material in a much larger volume of the same or similar material. Some commercial explosives with high fuel content may readily ignite and burn. Introduction to explosives and propellants part of the text from parti of this chapter has been presented. A far stabler new explosive called imx101 will soon make soldiers safer on and off the battlefield and the u. Name of applicant if partnership, include name of each partner 2. Fm 525, explosives and demolitions and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Most explosives are used in 2, 3, or 4step trains that are shown schematically in figure. An explosive substance is a solid or liquid substance or mixture of substances which is in itself capable by chemical reaction of producing gas at such a temperature and pressure and at such a speed as to cause damage to the surroundings. There is a significant amount of study material here for the serious student persuing a career as a pyro technician, eod technician, bombsquad technician to name a few. Us military surplus technical manual on explosives and. Explosives is a concise handbook covering the entire field of explosives. Its explosive potential is comparable to rdx and petn. Rdx and petnbased explosives, which have increased power and shattering effects, are replacing tetryl and composite explosives containing tetryl.
Introduction to explosives for official use only c4. Military applications are excluded from this discussion. Around 500 alphabetically ordered, monographic entries consider the physicochemical properties, production methods and safe applications of over 120 explosive chemicals, while discussing 70 fuels, additives and oxidizing agents and describing the. Engineering explosives and demolitions military article photocopies available from military info the lost and found department, of historical military technology, in business for over 20 years now. An exclusion zone should be established at a distance from and. Explosives designing buildings wiki share your construction industry knowledge. Jsp 482 edition 4 classification of military explosives for storage and transport chap 4 jan 20 page 4 1. Jun 01, 2004 explosives and demolitions fm 525 pentagon u. This worldfamous work has been enlarged and updated without tampering with its tried and tested format. Industrial and military explosive devices traditionally contain a primary explosive mixture, which can be. It is also used in composite explosives with trinitrotoluene tnt or with nitrocellulose.
Class c j1 appendix k authorized mixed stowage for explosives transported by vessel k1 appendix l maximum credible event mce for 1. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The book contains about 500 entries arranged in alphabetical order. Ninan high energy oxidisers fcir advanced solid propellants and explosives advances in solid propellant technology, p1 international hems1 workshop, ranchi, india, 2002, 87106. Armstrong, captain frank hdemolitions for the rifle company,infantry. Chapter i properties of explosives an explosive is a material. The largest commercial application of explosives is mining.
Army explosives and demolitions handbook is a guide to the use of explosives in the destruction of military obstacles from the department of the u. It is an expanded version of that report, drawing upon the material contained therein as well as incorporating additional material, particularly with regard to the destruction of ammunition and explosives associated with small arms and light weapons. When designing for demolition using explosives you need to plan for the possible fly of projectiles. Marking of plastic explosives for the purposes of detection and is an insensitive, rdxbased high explosive suitable for. Engineering explosives and demolitions military manual photocopies available from militaryinfo the lost and found department, of historical military technology, in business for over 20 years now. Boosters, detonating cord, and some blasting caps contain petn. Simple sabotage field manual full audio book by united states office of strategic services oss duration. Please read our note section at the bottom of this page. Class a or b i1 appendix j emergency response guide 114. World trade center controlled demolition conspiracy theories. The doctrine of explosives and demolitions focuses on the procedures that support the combat operations provided by engineer. Its explosive potential is comparable to cyclonite rdx and nitroglycerin. Nitroglycerin is the explosive base for commercial dynamites.
Explosives and demolitions military article photocopies. The simple removal of a tree stump might be done with a 2step train made up of an electric blasting cap and a stick of dynamite. All of these c composition plastique explosives are suitable for and usually the explosives of choice for all demolition work using shaped charges, ribbon charges, and steel cutting charges. From wwi and before much of the information on explosive effects is very difficult to find 9 references, 225 pages 11497 price 30. Explosives and demolitions military manual photocopies. Chapter i properties of explosives an explosive is a. Demolition is the most high risk activity in the construction sector, often involving the use of explosives. It was preceded by the booklet explosivstoffe published in 1932 by wasag, berlin, and by the handbook of industrial and military explosives published by wasagchemie in 1961 under the same name. Handbook on the management of ordnance and explosives at. One of the most powerful nonnuclear explosives to date has been synthesized by scientists in germany, who say the compound, and its more thermally stable potassium salt, could be more environmentally benign replacements for some common primary explosives. Explosives can be controlled to precise timing and can follow a wide range of. Historically, explosive applications for traditional thermites have been limited by their.933 1199 467 1554 1558 1348 1238 1011 440 384 1511 1077 1621 136 1242 462 514 85 495 1447 297 296 863 1182 521 512 758 125 2 708 1496 1204