blasting cap

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a small tube filled with detonating substances

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Handy was indicted for possessing a 20mm fuse and a fire-starting device with an explosive blasting cap.
Hook the M51 blasting cap test set to the control box using the two-wire pigtailed cable.
Agents reportedly found a stick of dynamite, a black powder-based fuse and a blasting cap in his checked luggage when he arrived to Houston on a Continental Airlines flight and his carry-on luggage also contained two more fuses.
Moments ago the telephone was the initiator for an improvised explosive device (IED) linked via a blasting cap to a 155 mm South African HE (high explosive) projectile housing 23 pounds of Comp B High Explosive.
The device used a blasting cap and a standard antipersonnel mine to generate a charge.
These new components provide the same functionality as the M11 and M16 blasting cap assemblies, but with expanded capabilities.
The type of explosive used usually needs a battery or blasting cap to set it off but FBI tests found a substance had been added that would have allowed it to be detonated by prolonged exposure to flame.
Even when the equivalent of a blasting cap replaced the primer, detonation could not be achieved.
The report was prompted by the capture of a suspect with a metal blasting cap concealed in a shoe.
The sticks need a small explosion to trigger the larger explosion, which is why dynamite is usually set off with a blasting cap, said officials.
The person checking the vehicle should also look for loose wires or strands of wire that are clean and especially those that are 22-24 gauge in thickness, similar to those used in a blasting cap.
When Powers was arrested in December, police said they found military explosives and blasting caps at a Lancaster home.
A weapons cache consisting of two 155 mm artillery rounds, four pressure plates, blasting caps and batteries were seized in Nad Ali district.
Powers was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in December after police said they found military explosives and blasting caps at homes linked to Powers.
In the east, ANSF forces discovered a backpack with half a liter of diesel fuel, a small propane tank, several feet of timed fuse, wire coils, 10 blasting caps, five hand grenades and three bags of ammonium nitrate.