Tests and demonstrations

IMEMG carries out studies, technical reports, tests and actions making the adoption of IM easier. Such studies and publications gather the most updated position of authorised expertise about munitions safety on: IM design, production, Munitions

Static Testing

2 motors tested at +150°F, 2 at –50°F at Radford AAP, completed July 2005. 4 motors tested at ambient, 4 at +150°f, 4 at –50°F at AMRDEC, completed Sept. 2005 Standard AMRDEC 2.75″ rocket static

Bullet Impact

2 CRDA Composite Case Motors + 2 MK66 Mod 2 Motors w/Aluminum Case MK66 Mod – CRDA Composite Case Test Setup: .50 Cal AP bullet at 2700 ft/s Rocket w/o warhead Target center of rocket

Fragment Impact

2 CRDA Composite Case Motors + 2 MK66 Mod 2 Motors w/Aluminum Case MK66 Mod 2 Motors – CRDA Motor Test Setup: Army test specification; 18.6 gm conical steel frag at 6000 ft/s Rocket w/o

Fast Cook Off

2 CRDA Composite Case Motors + 2 MK66 Mod 2 Motors w/Aluminum Case MK66 Mod 2 – CRDA Composite Fast Cook Off Testing Performed at Redstone Technical Test Center Test Setup Two rockets in pit

Comparative tests Non IM / IM MURAT

Fast heating (Fast Cook Off) on a warhead (fuel fire) Slow heating (Slow Cook Off) on a warhead Large fragment impact on a warhead Large fragment impact on a 250 kg bomb Sympathetic reaction (detonation)

Composite Case Technology

Demonstrate the improvement in IM response for Future 2.75″ APKWS by using composite case in the propellant Program: 2 year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRDA) for Improved Rocket Motor with focus on improvement to