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Projectile-generating explosive access tool

United States Patent

October 18, 2011
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An explosive device that can generate a projectile from the opposite side of a wall from the side where the explosive device is detonated. The projectile can be generated without breaching the wall of the structure or container. The device can optionally open an aperture in a solid wall of a structure or a container and form a high-kinetic-energy projectile from the portion of the wall removed to create the aperture.
Jakaboski; Juan-Carlos (Albuquerque, NM), Hughs; Chance G. (Tijeras, NM), Todd; Steven N. (Rio Rancho, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
12/ 337,259
December 17, 2008
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.