Publications - Warhead Technology

  • O-148 IM Technology GAP workshop Gun Propulsion Technology

    19 January 2015

    The mechanical threats Fragment Impact (FI), Shaped Charge Jet (SCJ) and Explosively Formed Projectile (EFP) are recognized to be really severe because they can lead to a shock to detonation transition of the energetic materials, which is difficult to manage and difficult to mitigate.  Conse

    Emmanuel Schultz (Propulsion Technology)Dr Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology) Pierre Archambault (Propulsion Technology)
  • O-142 MSIAC IM Databases: an efficient Toolbox to assess IM Signatures

    19 January 2015

    To assist the Insensitive Munitions (IM) community, the Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center (MSIAC) began in 2002 to develop a suite of databases collecting information on the six IM tests described in STANAG 4439 Policy for Introduction and Assessment of Insensitive Munitions (MURAT).

    Dr Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology)
  • L-148 Ed3 NEWGATES Version 1.10 User Guide

    23 January 2015

    The Excel worksheets on GAp TESts (NEWGATES) version 1.10 contains information related to gap tests. In order to be as user friendly as possible, it was decided to develop the database under Excel.

    Dr Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology)
  • L-148 Ed2 NEWGATES v1.8 User Guide

    23 January 2015

    The Excel worksheets on GAp TESts (NEWGATES) version 1.8 contains information related to gap tests. In order to be as user friendly as possible, it was decided to develop the database under Excel.

    Dr Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology)
  • L-137 Ed2 TEMPER V2.2 Tutorial

    24 January 2015

    The objective of this document is to provide TEMPER users with a tutorial reviewing the main features of TEMPER v2.2. The first section is devoted to the description of the successive steps in a TEMPER simulation.

    Dr Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology)
  • L-170 Bullet Impact Results Database (BIRD) Version 1.4 User Guide

    23 January 2015

    The Bullet Impact Results Database (BIRD) gathers information related to Bullet Impact (BI) test results. It has been developed in electronic format under Excel2003 to ease its use and take advantage of Excel search features.

    The main goals of the BIRD database are:

    Dr. Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology)
  • L-168 Recent Developments in IM Bombs

    23 January 2015

    Aircraft bombs were created just before the First World War.  A large variety of bombs has been produced since then all around the world.  Nowadays, the widely used ones in Western countries are Mk-80 series bombs (figure 1): Mk-81 (250 lbs - 118 kg), Mk-82 (500 lbs - 241 kg), Mk 83 (10

    Dr Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology)
  • O-134 MSIAC IM Databases - An Efficient Toolbox to Assess IM Signature

    21 January 2015

    To assist the Insensitive Munitions (IM) community, the Munitions Safety Information Analysis Center (MSIAC) began in 2002 to develop a suite of databases collecting information on the six IM tests described in STANAG 4439, Policy for Introduction and Assessment of Insensitive Munitions (MURAT).&

    Dr Pierre-François Péron (Warhead Technology)

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