Insensitive Munitions and Green Energetics - Ways of Meeting the Need

  • Adam S. Cumming
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 44)

A requirement has developed for new energetic materials which can provide the necessary performance while meeting the insensitivity and environmental requirements now in force. This poses a significant challenge to the munition designer; one that cannot be easily met using existing technology. New materials and new ways of working can provide an answer to the need, and research in the UK has matched that in progress elsewhere in addressing the issues, though from a UK perspective.

Keywords

HPLC Zeolite Hexane Germinate Explosive 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam S. Cumming
    • 1
  1. 1.Defence Research Agency (DERA)UK

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