Types

The items described in this chapter consist of military explosives, such as trinitrotoluene (TXT). ammonium nitrate, nitrostarch, OOMP C series explosives, tetrvtot, pentolite, and similar explosives, in various sizes and shapes used as demolition charges and blocks in military demolition operations. Commercial dynamites used in military demolition operations are also described. Demolition explosives may be used as improvised land mines. On the other hand antitank mines as well as artillerv shell and bombs may be used for demolition. For

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tactical employment of demolition materials descrilmd in this manual, see FM 5-25.

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