This report provides an overview of commonalities and differences of risk tolerability in relation to siting of Ammunition and Explosives (AE) storage, Range Safety (RS) and AE demolition in various nations. AE storage and RS have a number of parallels.
Martijn van der Voort (TSO Munitions Transport & Storage Safety)Matt Ferran (TSO Munition Systems)
Accidents involving explosive substances and articles belonging to Hazard Division 1.3 may expose involved persons and the public to thermal radiation; depending on the dose received, this may result in burns of varying severity, and even death.
This project extended the MSIAC NEWGATES database for gap test results and increased its predictive capabilities. Some five hundred additional gap tests results were added to NEWGATES among fourteen different gap test geometries.
This report addresses the implications of the presence of both conventional and insensitive munitions (IM) in a national stockpile, and presents theoretical methods to determine a critical amount or fraction of IM that may avoid escalation of accident scenarios (e.g.
Martijn van der Voort (MSIAC)Christelle Collet (MSIAC)Matt Ferran (MSIAC)Kevin Jaansalu (MSIAC)Wade Babcock (NOSSA)