energetic materials (EM)

Type of Content
Nanocomposites
Introduction For many years, propellant and explosive formulators have investigated the use of nanomaterials to increase performance and modify reactivity of energetic materials...
U.S. Air Force Photo (Computer-Generated Scenario)
INTRODUCTION The growing proliferation of concealed improvised threats (e.g., explosives and chemical warfare agents [CWAs]), has created a critical international need for systems...
Figure 1:  USS Forrestal Aircraft Carrier Fire Caused by Weapon Cookoff.
Anyone involved in weapons systems development during the past 30 years should be familiar with the seemingly contradictory term “Insensitive Munitions” (IMs). According to MIL-...