Programme

IMEMG presents the 3rd European IM Day. The Rosarium, Amsterdam,NL. Schedule IM Day 2017

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Session 1

FEEDBACK FROM OPERATIONS Military Operations/Viewpoint of the User (session chair: Loïc Audonnet) Lt Col David Perez, Chef de la Division Maîtrise des Risques Echelon Central du Service des Munitions, French Army (restricted). Session 2

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Session 2

REGULATION & LEGAL FRAMEWORK Overarching Framework (session chair: Serge Bordachar) Philip Cheese, Head of Vulnerability, DOSG S&T, DE&S – UK MoD NATO Working Group on IM and Hazard Classification João Abreu, Project Officer Ammunition & Logistic Support, EM, Missiles & Munitions, EDA Thomas Honke, Project Officer Qualification,Test & Evaluation, Standardisation, EDA How European qualification may be driven and influenced by technology Dr Mike Sharp, Project Manager, NATO/MSIAC Martijn van der Voort, Technical Specialist Officer, NATO/MSIAC […]

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Session 3

EUROPEAN INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTION (session chair: Dr Arno von der Fecht) Ron E Hollands, President IMEMG Priorities for IM David Crofts, Head of complex warheads – Center of Excellence – MBDA Group An example: Multinational Missile Programmes   Session 4

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Session 4

Programmes / R&T (session chair: Dr Martin Emsenhuber) Lt Col Eng. Pascal van Mele, Head of “Propulsion, EM & Pyrotechnics” Domain, DGA – France Current IM Challenges Ernest Baker, Technical Specialist Officer on Warhead, NATO/MSIAC MSIAC Technology and Programmes

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Ageing & Stability

Synthesis on EDA Project on Insensitive Munitions & Ageing Julien Moriceau, HERAKLES, France New Stabilizers for NC-propellants Evaluated in Rocket Propellants Erik Tunestål, EURENCO Bofors AB, Sweden Accelerated Degradation Tests of IM-Compliant Polymer Bonded Explosives Tracey Temple, Cranfield University Defence Academy, UK Design of Safe Energetic Processes Using the Advanced Flow Reactor Jerry Salan, Nalas Engineering Services, Centerbrook, USA Methodology to Assess the Effects of Explosives Ageing on the IM Response of Munitions Peter Milner, […]

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Formulations

Evaluation of a Low Toxicity RDX Replacement for Minimum Smoke Rocket Propellant Formulations Dr Bradley Sleadd, NSWC, Indian Head, USA Qualification of a New IM Composition Christelle Songy, EURENCO, France   Recent Developments in the Formulation of High Explosives Geneviève Eck / Helen Stenmark, EURENCO, France US Army FREEDM Initiative Anthony R Di Stasio, US Army, ARDEC, USA A Systems Approach for Demilitarization of Melt-Cast Insensitive Munitions   Christophe Coulouarn, NEXTER Munitions, France

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IM Testing

Reconciling Developmental Weapons Safety Tests in MIL-STD-2015 Ken Tomasello, NOSSA, Indian Head, USA IM Testing of the XM25 HEAB Cartridge Nausheen Al-Shehab, ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, USA Heavy Fragment Impact Testing of RDX/AI/HTPB PBX Filled Warheads Nathan JI White, MoD/DE&S, UK Challenging v²d Dr Werner Arnold, MBDA-TDW, Germany Thermal Modeling the SCO Response of a TOW2B EFP Nausheen Al-Shehab, ARDEC, Picatinny Arsenal, USA Progress on Insensitive Munitions Technology Application in the Weapons Environment in South Africa […]

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