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Emerging Applications for Ionic and Electric Energetic Materials

Ionic energetic materials are relatively new compared to legacy materials such as ammonium perchlorate, double-base HMX, and hydrazine.  Ionic energetic materials are hydroxy ammonium nitrate liquid oxidizer based, which is safer and has better performance…

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of 3-D-Printed Energetic Structures

The performance and thrust profile of a solid rocket motor is highly dependent on the geometry of the propellant grain. Traditional manufacturing techniques limit the geometric complexity and multimaterial tuning that can be realistically achieved…

Purpose-Built UAS Powerplants for Today’s Mission Objectives

Adapting the proper engine to align with the operational objectives of the unmanned aerial system (UAS) airframe is not a singular consideration. Developing powerplants with proven performance and reliability, to include multi-modal interface by design,…


Joint Army-Navy-NASA-Air Force (JANNAF) December Subcommittee Meetings

Subcommittee meetings are spread from Monday through Friday, December 6-10, and Monday through Thursday, December 13-16. Topics include the following: 47th Structures and Mechanical Behavior (SMBS) 43rd Propellant and Explosives Development and Characterization (PEDCS) 34th…

Directed Energy Systems Symposium

This symposium features short courses, a half-day plenary session, multiple technical breakout sessions, limited distribution poster sessions, and an evening reception. Because portions of the event will be conducted at the Secret level, all attendance…

Department of Energy (DOE) Laboratory Technology Transfer Awareness Day

The DOE Laboratory Technology Transfer Awareness Day is an event to help enhance cybersecurity awareness and information sharing to identify future opportunities for collaboration as well as identify existing capability gaps. The event is intended…