Official References (source : NATO / MSIAC)
Since the first editions of NATO STANAG* 4439 and AOP** 39 published in 1995 for ratification (1998), industrialized countries are gradually adopting IM Requirements or an IM Policy.
NATO STANAG 4439 Ed. 3 ratified by the member nations.
AOP 39 Ed. 3 follows the same process.
* STANAG = NATO STANDARDIZATION AGREEMENT
STANAG 4439 = Policy for introduction and assessment of Insensitive Munitions (MURAT)
** AOP = ALLIED ORDNANCE PUBLICATION
AOP 39 = Guidance on the Assessment and development of Insensitive Munitions (MURAT)
More about NATO / MSIAC
Official Insensitive Munitions Policies:
IM Policies have been issued by the national authorities in:
- UNITED KINGDOM
- UNITED STATES
Draft Insensitive Munitions Policies:
The national authorities are considering issuing IM Policies in:
Insensitive Munitions Statement in munitions safety policy documents:
Insensitive Munitions are recommended in various documents in: