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binary explosive

[′bīn·ə·rē ik′splō·siv]
(materials)
A high explosive composed of a mixture of two high explosives, to secure an explosive which is superior to its components in regard to sensitivity, fragmentation, blast, or loadability.
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Terrorist threats have shifted significantly from conventional explosive devices to modern binary explosives which are more difficult to detect," he added.
Electric and non-electric blasting caps - Various types of detonator cord - Smokeless powder - Grenade and grenade-type devices - Assorted ammunition - Binary explosives - Smokeless powder - Bulk C-4 explosive