Coke Bottle Shaped Charge

This shaped charge will penetrate 3 in. (7-1/2 cm) of armor. (It will disable a vehicle if placed on the engine or engine compartment).

MATERIAL REQUIRED:

Glass Coke bottle. 6-1/2 oz. size Plastic or castable explosive, about 1 lb. (454 gm)

Blasting cap

Metal cylinder, open at both ends, about 6 in. (IS cm) long and 2 in. (5 cm) inside diameter. Cylinder should be heavy walled for best results.

Plug to fit mouth of coke bottle

Non-metal rod about 1/4 in. (6 mm) in diameter and 8 in. (20 cm) or more in length.

Tape or string

2 tin cans if castable explosive is used (See Section II, No. 3)

NOTE: Cylinder may be cardboard, plastic, etc. if castable expiosiv

Plug

is used. PROCEDURE:

1. Place plug in mouth of bottle.

Cylinder

2. Place cylinder over top of bottle until bottom of cylinder rests on widest part of bottle. Tape cylinder to bottle. Container should be straight on top of bottle.

3. If plastic explosive is used:

Tape

Bottle

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