Ce document contient le compte rendu d'une réunion d'experts sur la rationalisation des tests de sécurité pour munitions, organisée par le NIMIC à la suite du 26ème séminaire du DDESB en août 1994. Cette réunion d'experts s'est déroulée en deux groupes de travail:
This document contains: the proceedings of a specialists meeting on "Streamlining Safety Testing for Munitions" organized by NIMIC as a spinoff meeting of the 26th DDESB seminar of August 1994. This specialists meeting involved two working groups:
The NATO Insensitive Munitions Information Center (NIMIC) held a three day workshop hosted by the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and held at the Edgewood Conference Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, USA from 19 to 21 July 1993.
The NATO Insensitive Munitions Information Center (NIMIC) held a three-day workshop on Cookoff at NATO HQ in Brussels, Belgium on 23-25 June 1993. Fifty specialists, including the NIMIC staff and delegates from the NIMIC participating nations (CA, FR, NL, UK and US), attended the meeting.
Ce rapport est un complément au document NIMIC-MD-495-94 du 2 décembre 1994 "IM Policies and Achievements (National Policies and International Cooperations in the Field of Insensitive Munitions)". Il comporte:
The concept of Insensitive Munitions appeared in the 1980s in different countries with different names, essentially in the US as a follow-on to severe accidents. However, this sort of accidents had often occurred in the past without raising similar programs.
Ce document contient le compte-rendu de l'atelier NIMIC 1993 sur la sensibilité des matériaux énergétiques fracturés ou granulaires, tenu à l'US Army Edgewood Conference Center, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD (Etats-Unis) du 19 au 21 juillet 1993.
This document contains the Proceedings of the 3-day NIMIC Workshop on Sensitivity of Energetic Materials when Fractured or Granular held at the US Army Edgewood Conference Center, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD (USA) during the period 19-21 July 1993.
Designers, programme managers and users of weapon systems need to be constantly aware of the hazards which may result from munitions exposed to stimuli that may occur during their service life as the result of accidental or aggressive threats. These threats include: