bursting charge

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Noun1.bursting charge - a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
explosive - a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
shot - an explosive charge used in blasting
undercharge - an insufficient charge
rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent - an explosive charge that propels a rocket
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Recovery of the body shell, along with Splinter insert a bursting charge with URG-86 and grenade body along with Splinter insert and internal prices at URG-86-Rd, which will be equipped with plug to prevent ingress of moisture back to the Customer.
They will have new type of gunpowder, propellant bursting charge and detonating fuze.
The key points of the report have been given as follows: ' the shell used in the incident 'does not belong to the standard ammunition of the Syrian army and was crudely according to type and parameters of the rocket-propelled unguided missiles manufactured in the north of Syria by the so-called Bashair al-Nasr brigade'; ' RDX, which is also known as hexogen or cyclonite, was used as the bursting charge for the shell, and it is 'not used in standard chemical munitions'; ' Soil and shell samples contain 'the non-industrially synthesized nerve agent sarin and disopropyl fluorophosphate,' which was 'used by Western states for producing chemical weapons during World War II.