(under subclass 377) Subject matter wherein the separation is caused by a separate explosive change.
(1) Note. This subclass includes an explosive charge for severing a unitary missile casing claimed in combination with unique missile structure. However, where no unique missile structure is claimed this subject matter is excluded from this subclass and classified in Class 52, Static Structures (e.g., Buildings), subclass 98.
(2) Note. If the separation is completely caused by the propelling charge of the missile or by such charge in combination with other nonexplosive release means, it is excluded from this subclass and classified in this class, subclass 377.