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Bulk HME precursor detection kit

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NSWCIHD

The present invention relates generally to a kit and method for the colorimetric detection of precursors used in the assembly of homemade explosives (HMEs). More specifically, the present invention relates to a bulk HME precursor detection kit and methods of using a kit that is capable of bulk detection of HME precursors, such as urea nitrate, ammonium nitrate and potassium chlorate.

Inventors: 
Ouellette, Wayne; Wilkinson, John H.; Thomasson III, James N.; Heim, Frederick S.; Mitchell, Herbert; Best, Robert G.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2011-08-24
Grant Date: 
2014-11-18
Grant time: 
1,182 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
21
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY