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Syria: militants manufacture explosives in Eastern Syria
Material posted: Valetskiy OlegPublication date: 03-09-2017

Fighters in improvised explosive devices (IEDs) widely used different types of explosives both homemade and extracted from unexploded ordnance or incomplete.


So they practice the melting of TNT from the recovered ammunition manufacturing charges.



More widely they use explosives manufactured on the basis of ammonium nitrate.



Data in BB. added frequently admixtures of aluminum powder to increase the explosion energy by increasing the heat release.

Detonation transfer through intermediate detonator from the plastic explosive with detonating cord.


These mixtures are loaded as improvised mines, designed to be installed as anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, and for the manufacture of improvised mortar shells.



The ammonium nitrate militants often legally purchase the fertilizer turn to the nominees.


Tags: Syria , AME

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