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Old October 20th, 2018, 12:44 PM
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Default Re: Mine clearing device PW-LWD

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Originally Posted by Mobhack View Post

UK post-war Viper and giant viper, and the USA MCLIC derivatives of that, since the funnies of WW2 developed by the canadians (conger).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mine-clearing_line_charge
"..........Compressed air was then used to pump the liquid explosive - just over a ton of "822C" nitroglycerin - into the hose before it was detonated. Conger was used in Normandy where there were instances of premature detonation."

"a ton of nitroglycerin" and " premature detonation" are not something very desirable to stay healthy........
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