Publication - Munition Systems

  • O-086 Rev. Insensitive Munitions (IM) - A Key Aspect of Improved Munitions Safety

    July 2006

    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)
  • O-102 Ed4 The Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center (MSIAC)

    July 2006

    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) Duncan Watt (Energetic Materials)
  • O-103 Review of the Use of HTPE in Rocket Motor propellants

    November 2005

    A new family of propellants based on the hydroxyl-terminated polyether (HTPE) polymer has moved into the forefront of solid propellant technology for tactical missile rocket motors, mainly because of a reduced sensitivity to Insensitive Munitions (IM) stimuli.

    Michael Fisher (CPIA, Johns Hopkins University)Ian J. Powell (Mitigation Methods) Duncan Watt (Energetic Materials)
  • O-102 Ed3 The Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center (MSIAC)

    November 2005

    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)
  • O-102 Ed2 The Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center (MSIAC)

    August 2005

    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)
  • O-102 Ed1 The Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center (MSIAC)

    August 2005

    The NATO Insensitive Munitions Information Center (NIMIC) has been dedicated to the acquisition, compilation and analysis of information related to Insensitive Munitions. Since its foundation over 15 years ago, it has effectively supported the development and implementation of IM technologies.

    Duncan Watt (Energetic Materials)
  • L-109 Composite Rocket Motor Case Technology for Tactical Missiles

    January 2005

    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

    Joint Collaboration by CPIA and MSIACMichael J. Fisher (CPIA, JHU, USA) Thomas L. Moore (CPIA, JHU, USA)Harry J. Hoffman (CPIA, JHU, USA)Ian Powell (Mitigation Methods)

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