The development of Insensitive Munitions (IM) has been progressing for over three decades. Every since the highly publicised US Navy aircraft carrier accidents in the 1960s to 1980s, there has been a growing recognition of the value of IM.
Eric Deschambault (Munitions Logistics - Transport and Storage) Duncan Watt (Energetic Materials)Patrick Touzé (Project Manager)
In connection with NATO Committee AC/326 Sub-Group I on Energetic Materials, the USA has accepted a task to revise STANAG 4022 (Edition 3) "Specification for RDX (Hexogene) for deliveries from one NATO nation to another".
Ruth Doherty, NSWC-IHD, USA Lori Nock, NSWC-IHD, USADuncan Watt (Energetic Materials)
Since its founding over 15 years ago, the NATO Insensitive Munitions Information Center (NIMIC) has been dedicated to the acquisition, compilation and analysis of information pertaining to insensitive munitions (IM).
Eric Deschambault (Munitions Logistics - Transport and Storage) Frédéric Peugeot (Warhead Technology)Ian J. Powell (Mitigation Methods)Patrick Touzé (Project Manager)Duncan Watt (Energetic Materials)