Explosives

What is CL-20?

A team of researchers from China has claimed a substantial enhancement in the safety of CL-20, one of the most potent explosive known worldwide. By implementing engineering advancements, they have managed to increase its shock resistance capacity by a factor ..

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International Day of Mine Awareness 2022

On the 4th of April annually, the International Day for Mine Awareness is observed to increase attention among people across the world regarding generating awareness about landmines, assistance for mine action work, the threats that are faced by humans from ..

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NanoSniffer: Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector

The Union Education Minister recently launched the world’s first Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector called the “NanoSniffer”. About NanoSniffer The NanoSniffer was developed by an IIT Bombay incubated startup called NanoSniff Technologies. It is marketed by the IIT Delhi incubated ..

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Safety of explosives at warehouses in India being checked

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has directed the field offices to verify within 48 hours that all explosive materials lying in Customs warehouses and ports are compliant with the safety standards as required and also that they ..

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2019 International Mine Awareness Day

The International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed every year on April 4 to raise awareness about landmines, explosive remnants of war, and progress toward their eradication. The 2019 Theme is “United Nations Promotes SDGs ..

Blasts rock China’s Chemical Plant

In a loud explosion at a pesticide plant in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, at least 6 people have been killed and 30 have been seriously injured as per the official social media platform Sina Weibo. The fire department ..