primacord


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primacord

A detonating fuse having a core contained within a waterproof covering; used to detonate explosives.
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Nobody wants Ukraine to become a powder barrel, where Crimea and Donbas are a Primacord," he added.
Others carried Bangalore torpedos, which were pipes filled with explosives for blowing wire, and reels of primacord, a form of TNT in ropelike coils.
Bartholomew's team had constructed tetrytol charges linked together by primacord ring mains:
The CTD recovered 16kg explosive, 20 feet primacord, 4kg ball bearing and a pressure cooker from his shop.
(76) The explosive mechanism was a gas-enhanced device, probably consisting of bottled propane, butane, or acetylene, placed in proximity to a conventional explosive such as primacord, all of which are readily available on the retail market.
In 1907 detonating fuse was introduced and later improved as Cordtex and Primacord.
Sixteen of these packs, tied at vital spots and exploded simultaneously using "primacord," were required to topple each gate.
Gunner's Mate Bob Bass raced from obstacle to obstacle unreeling the heavy drum of primacord, tying the main fuse to each of those on the obstacles.
The huge cache of arms including heavy guns and explosive recovered from them included 2 RPG-7 (rocket launcher), one each MG-1, HMG, Snifer gun, Bren gun, Kala kov, rifle 8mm, rifle china, rifle 5, rifle 303 bore pistol, 9 SMG, 4 hand grenades, 2000 rounds (different bore), 6 RPG-7 shells and 25 kg explosive along with safety fuse and primacord.
Everybody wore assault jackets, with large pockets and built-in packs on the back; each man carried, in addition to personal weapons and special equipment, a gas mask, five grenades..., a half-pound block of TNT with primacord fuse, and 6 one-third rations....
and that was "Primacord," wrapped around each charge in daisy chain fashion and set off by an electric cap.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkish authorities intercepted a Syria-bound truck loaded with 1 million Primacords, a brand of detonating cord filled with the plastic explosive PETN, at the CilvegE[micro]zE- border gate in the southern province of Hatay on Tuesday.