Military vs Terrorist Explosives
By Evan Shanks
C4 : Plastic Explosive
Gasoline - 1 part
Oil - 1 half part
Styrofoam - 1 part
1) Melt styrofoam
2) Let cool to a thick viscosity.
3) Mix 3 together styrofoam, oil, & gas.
4) Mix in a deep pot
5) Let the mixture cool to a little bit warmer than room temperature, which
is around 88 degrees Fahrenheit.
6) Mold the mixture how you want (different shapes will make it more or
The mixture can be thrown to detonate or detonated with an electric charge.
Explosives in Brussels attack
Police have found a peroxide-based explosive known as triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, in the apartment of one of the suspected bombers, although investigators have yet to say conclusively what type of devices were used Tuesday. The chemicals that make up TATP, such as concentrated hydrogen peroxide and acetone, are easy to procure. There were 40 gallons of acetone in the apartment of the suspected bomber. The attackers in Brussels could have purchased the ingredients without raising suspicion, especially if each member was responsible for buying just one element.
TTAP also known as "Mother of Satan"
The two in black on the left are the alleged bombers. And the one on the right is the alleged bomb engineer,
They also used nails to serve as shrapnel to make the bombs more deadly
Pressure cooker bombs in Boston Bombing
Shahzad, now serving a life sentence, had rigged the failed bomb with 120 M-88 firecrackers, propane tanks and a gas canister Shahzad claimed he learned how to make the bomb at an Al Qaeda training camp in Pakistan. Experts said the pressure-cooker bombs have become the top choice of improvised explosive devices for terrorists around the globe because they appear innocuous and are relatively easy to assemble.