During the last 5 years NIMIC has organised a series of Workshops for its nations on IM threat stimuli. These workshops have covered Bullet/Fragment Impact, Cookoff (Slow and Fast), Sympathetic Reaction and Shaped Charge Jet Impingement.
In 1997 NIMIC held a Workshop on IM Testing the aim of which was "to write guidance on full-scale IM testing in order to improve confidence in and achieve international acceptability and broader applicability of test results".
In November 2000, NIMIC held the first part of a 2-part workshop entitled "Assessing the Risk and Cost Benefits Associated with the Introduction of IM" in Ottawa, Canada. It dealt with the Risk Issues associated with the introduction of IM into service.
International efforts, particularly amongst the MSIAC member nations, between 1979 and 2004 to develop, demonstrate, and implement composite (reinforced plastic) rocket motor cases in tactical missile programs, with an emphasis on the use of the latest generation high-strength graphite (carbon) f
Starting from the definition of IM, from IM requirement goals, and from past and present, National and International documents describing reaction Types and "violence of reaction" scales, this paper defines the objective of Working Group 4 of the 1997 NIMIC Workshop on IM Testing.
A four-day, invitational workshop sponsored by the NATO Insensitive Munitions Information Center (NIMIC) was held between 12-15 March 1996 at China Lake with the NAWC Insensitive Munitions community acting as hosts for the event.