Russian military said it tested the world's most powerful non-nuclear air-delivered bomb.
The so called vacuum bomb...
Sep 12 2007, 5:00am CDT
Some 100 years ago, a woman in Pittsburgh or St. Denis in France or Petrograd, Russia, might have awakened at dawn, while her young children slept, to prepare for her first shift at a nearby munitions factory. Her husband, off fighting in World War I, had left her to test the limits of her own physical ability, as she provided food, shelter, warmth for her family, sometimes confronting great physical danger at work -- perhaps, for example, hanging suspended to load powerful explosives into the ...
Full article at: CNN
Jul 2 2014, 8:53pm CDT
Source: Science Daily
The unseen effects that can occur as a result of a blast injury have been studied by researchers who have concluded that the shock wave alone created by an IED, even in the absence of shrapnel or other particles, can cause significant damage to the eyes that could lead to ...
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Jun 30 2014, 3:45pm CDT
The Israel-developed chip can detect explosives in the air at concentrations as low as a few molecules per 1,000 trillion - an ...
Full article at: NDTV
Jun 25 2014, 3:14am CDT
The police in Varanasi recovered nearly 200 kilogram of Ammonium Nitrate, a chemical used in explosives, from a car in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on S ...
Full article at: NDTV
Jun 14 2014, 8:32am CDT
Source: The Columbian
I was infuriated with the Clark County Commissioners when I saw the June 8 headline “County in no hurry to restrict fireworks,” reporting that the voter-passed advisory vote restricting sales and detonation of explosives is being ignored. I am not sure what it is like in your neighborhood, but my Hazel Dell neighborhood is virtually uninhabitable from the day the explosives go on sale on June 28 to approximately July 10 every year. The window rattling begins at 6 p.m. and contin ...
Full article at: The Columbian
Jun 13 2014, 8:00am CDT
Bristol Township police say they found evidence of a working chemical bomb lab in the home of a 30-year-old Levittown man after he allegedly detonated an explosive in his fireplace, seriously damaging ...
Full article at: PhillyBurbs.com
May 19 2014, 3:45pm CDT
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
These dramatic pictures purportedly show the detonation of more than 60 tonnes of explosives under an army base in Syria. According to a member of the insurgent Islamic Front, who detonated the explosives, the operation required rebels to dig an 850-metre tunnel beneath the buildings of the Wadi al-Deif base, which for the past three months had been steadfastly defended by loyalists to the Assad regime.
Provided to Reuters by the rebel commander, the video f ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
May 15 2014, 11:08am CDT