United States

References: United States Code, Title 10, Chapter 141, Section 2389 (extract only).

Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 5000.1 has a paragraph on overall system safety and insensitive munitions. See Enclosure 1.1.23.
CJCSI 3170.01: “Requirements Generation System” Enclosure B – 5 and 5c.

USD (AT and L) Memorandum of January 26, 1999

Implementation: Test Procedures: MIL-STD-2105D

Hazard Division 1.2 Unit Risk: HD 1.2.3 is defined in DoD 6055.9

Status: STANAG 4439 compliance

In the United States, IM have been incorporated into the law since 2001.

To date, most US munitions are in compliance with the requirements of NATO STANAG 4439 after incorporating derogation approved by JROC.

The US Navy concentrates on the development and control of new techniques enabling the vulnerability of munitions to be reduced.

The US Army is demonstrating its determination to render its entire munitions stockpile insensitive.

The US Air Force is keen to develop less sensitive but more effective explosive compounds.