The Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center (MSIAC) provides information and advice to its member nations and also works within NATO to provide information and support in developing munitions safety standards and documentation.
United Nations Test Series 7 (UN TS7) is used to classify explosive articles into Hazard Division 1.6 (HD 1.6). During the past two years, a UN Informal Working Group (IWG) chaired by the United Kingdom has been reviewing and proposing changes to TS 7 and to the UN hazard classification rec
Recent discussions about marking munitions that contain an insensitive high explosive fill appear to be gaining support in the US Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel have expressed their desire to know if munitions contain an explosive fill that is less sensitive to detonate. Experi
On the 11th of July 2011 at 5:50 in the morning a huge explosion tore through the Evangelos Florakis Naval Base on the island of Cyprus. The immediate consequences were the loss of 13 personnel with 62 injured.