This purpose of this document is to provide comments on the Austrian artillery 155mm accident that occurred on 7 October 2009. The document contains comments on investigative processes and on the data which has been developed by the Austrian investigation.
Munitions are generally used to attack various types of targets. However, they can also be targets by themselves when attacked by other munitions (e.g. bullets) or by their warheads (e.g. shell fragments or shaped charge jets).