O-120 Sensitivity of pyrotechnic countermeasure ammunition

July 2008
Dr Ernst-Christian Koch (Energetic Materials)

This paper deals with the sensitivity of certain pyrotechnic compositions applied in countermeasure stores based on data from the literature. It is recommended to investigate the IM properties of in-service pyrotechnic ammunition.

Presentation details

This paper was presented to the 35th International Pyrotechnics Seminar held at Fort Collins, CO, USA on 13-18 July 2008 and the 39th International Annual Conference of ICT on Energetic Materials: Characterisation and Performance of Advanced Systems held in Karlsruhe, Germany on 24-27 June 2008