LX-10: 95% HMX, 5% Viton A; and LX-10-1: 94.5% HMX, 5.5% Viton A; plastic bonded explosive that replaced LX-09 in W68 (nuclear weapon) and was also used in W70, W79 and W82; it is a booster in the B83 bomb
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- Insensitive high explosives : Explosives, principally for military use, which have an extremely low probability of detonating accidentally or other than as intended in a specific application; not easily converted to improvised explosive devices, will not detonate when engulfed in fire, and, when used in the high explosive initator of a nuclear weapon, unable to trigger fission unless precisely triggered
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- HMX (explosive) : "High Melting Explosive" of the nitramine class; known as Octogen or cyclotetramethylenetetranitramine; chemically octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1 ,3,5,7-tetrazocine; 9110 meters/sec. detonation velocity; high detonation temperature; early use in nuclear weapons; density 1.89/pressed
- Viton : A family of fluoroelastomers made from polymerized vinylidene fluoride; used in fuel system fittings, aircraft, chemical processing and plastic bonded explosive
- LX-09 : 93% HMX, 4.6% DNPA, 2.4% FEFO High velocity plastic bonded explosive used W68 warhead for UGM-73 Poseidon SLBM; Withdrawn from use due to aging problems (binder/plasticizer exudation). Serious safety problems.
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- W70 (nuclear weapon) : Warhead for the MGM-52 Lance short-range ballistic missile; 100 kt in Mod 0; Mod 3 was "enhanced radiation" or "neutron bomb"
- W79 (nuclear weapon) : Atomic field artillery projectile for the 8" howitzer; blast (100 t - 1.1 kt) and enhanced radiation (0.8 kt) versions;; W81 (nuclear weapon) was cancelled 155mm equivalent; all retired in 1992
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