C-205 Two Component High Explosive Mixtures and Improvised Shaped Charges


Yet another result of research at Frankfort Arsenal, the material contained in this volume never reached our overt and covert operatives before the program was phased out. The emphasis in these tests was to produce extremely powerful, yet easily made explosives by combining two compounds which separately were very safe to handle. One of the resulting explosives covered, Astrolite A-1-5, is the worldÂ’s most powerful non-nuclear explosive. 51/2x81/2, softcvr, 28 pgs, illus.