Defects in energetic materials or munitions can alter their safety and performance characteristics, potentially leading to failure and causing serious damage to military equipment and injury to service personnel and the public.
Mr. Rodrigue Barlerin (ENSTA Bretagne)Dr. Kevin M. Jaansalu (MSIAC)Dr. Matthew Andrews (MSIAC)Mr. Matthew Ferran (MSIAC)
Following many discussions and multiple iterations over two years, MSIAC has produced a largely self-consistent taxonomy and lexicon of terms related to defects in energetic materials and munition systems, based on the paradigm of materials science and engineering.
Matt Ferran (MSIAC)Dr. Matt Andrews (MSIAC)Dr. Kevin Jaansalu (MSIAC)Aurihona Wolff (ENSTA Bretagne)
Defects in energetic materials or in other materials used in munitions systems are often a cause for concern. This includes voids, cracks, and foreign materials, as well as chemical, physical and or mechanical properties that are outside design tolerance specifications.
Matt FERRAN (MSIAC)Dr. Matt ANDREWS (MSIAC)Dr. Kevin JAANSALU (MSIAC)Dr. Michael SHARP (MSIAC)
This document summarizes output from the Applicability of Hazard Division Assignment to Storage Focus Area breakout session of the MSIAC Improved Explosives and Munitions Risk Management workshop held in Granada, 10th to 14th September 2018.
Dr Matthew Andrews (MSIAC)Martin Pope (MSIAC)John Tatom (APT Research)Patrick Lamy (DGA)
Additive Manufacturing (AM) started to develop in the early 80’s with many different processes being invented simultaneously. Of these only a few processing techniques have been adapted for the manufacture of Energetic Materials (EM).
This document provides a review of techniques used for compatibility testing of energetic materials. The methods that these techniques employ and how they relate to the chemistry involved are discussed.