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Linear shaped charge

United States Patent

9,702,668
July 11, 2017
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Linear shaped charges are described herein. In a general embodiment, the linear shaped charge has an explosive with an elongated arrowhead-shaped profile. The linear shaped charge also has and an elongated v-shaped liner that is inset into a recess of the explosive. Another linear shaped charge includes an explosive that is shaped as a star-shaped prism. Liners are inset into crevices of the explosive, where the explosive acts as a tamper.
Peterson; David (Albuquerque, NM), Stofleth; Jerome H. (Albuquerque, NM), Saul; W. Venner (Los Lunas, NM)
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 870,934
20160202027
September 30, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL INTEREST This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.