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2012 INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS & ENERGETIC MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

"INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS & ENERGETIC MATERIALS ADVANCEMENTS AND THEIR BENEFITS TO THE WARFIGHTER"

MAY 14-17, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV

Agenda

On Site Agenda - Session A

On Site Agenda - Session B

TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012


KEYNOTE ADDRESS

PLENARY PAPER PRESENTATION

  • 14103: LIFE CYCLE DEMILITARIZATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR IM DEVELOPMENT
    Presenter: Mr. Anthony Di Stasio, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC

AWARDS PRESENTATIONS

BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONS

SESSION 1A - SYSTEMS 1

  • 13904 - TEST AND CHARACTERIZATION OF DLE-C054 IN 120-MM MORTARS, Dr. Robert Hatch, ATK Aerospace Systems
  • 13857- 81MM HE MORTAR CARTRIDGES M889A1, M889A2, AND M821A12 HARMONIZED IM/FHC TESTING RESULTS, Mr. Daniel Zaloga, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13832 - INSENSITIVE CAST PLASTIC BONDED EXPLOSIVE SOLUTION FOR A 76 MM SHELL, Mr. Philippe Chabin, EURENCO
  • 13813 - IMI 120 MM IM HE-MP AMMUNITION, Mr. Eli Shachar, IMI-ISRAEL
  • 13819 - 60/81 HE MORTAR IM ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM, Mr. Nickolas Baldwin, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC

SESSION 1B - SYNTHESIS

  • 13715 - DNGU: SYNTHESIS, FORMULATION, AND TESTING OF AN AFFORDABLE, LESS-SENSITIVE ENERGETIC MATERIAL, Dr. Neil Tucker, BAE Systems
  • 13814 - TOWARDS LOW-COST TATB BASED FORMULATIONS, Ms. Anne Keromnes-Wuillaume, CEA Le Ripault
  • 13872 - MANUFACTURE OF SYM-TRIAMINOTRINITROBENZENE (TATB) BY THE BENZIGER METHOD AT HOLSTON ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, Mr. Mike Ervin, BAE Systems
  • 13897 - PREPARATION OF COMMON NITRATE ESTERS BY MILD NITRATION OF POLYOLS, Dr. Nicholas Straessler, ATK Aerospace Systems
  • 13690 - TEX: A RATIONAL, NEXT-GENERATION IM EXPLOSIVE & PROPELLANT COMPONENT, Dr. Steve Velarde, ATK Energetic Systems

SESSION 2A - TESTING 1

  • 13893 - PREDICTIVE MODELING OF LSGT PERFORMANCE RESULTS FOR COMPOSITION C-4, Mr. Matt Hathaway, BAE Systems
  • 13817 - REACTIVE MATERIAL FORMULATION STUDY FOR SURFACE IGNITION OF XPLOSIVE, Ms. Nausheen Al-Shehab, Picatinny Arsenal
  • 13676 - REMOVING FULL-SCALE TESTING BARRIERS: A FUNDAMENTAL DETONATION CHARACTERIZATION TECHNIQUE FOR NOVEL ENERGETIC FORMULATIONS AT THE LABORATORY SCALE, Dr. Matthew Biss, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 13882 - INSENSITIVE MUNITION LOGISTICAL CONFIGURATION TESTING, Mr. Michael Birch, Raytheon Missile Systems

SESSION 2B - INGREDIENTS 1

  • 13880 - DEMONSTRATION OF 1-NITRAMINO-2,3-DINITROXYPROPANE AS AN ENERGETIC PLASTICIZER COMPONENT IN AN HMX-BASE PBX, Mr. Mike Willcox, AWE
  • 13876 - STUDIES ON RDX OF IMPROVED CRYSTAL QUALITY, Dr. Sarah Headrick, BAE Systems
  • 13844 - NTO FOR INSENSITIVE COMPOSITIONS, Ms. Genevieve Eck, EURENCO
  • 13809 - DEVELOPMENT OF AN EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVE PROCESS FOR DNAN PRODUCTION, Dr. Sarah Headrick, BAE Systems

SESSION 3A - IM TECHNOLOGIES 1

  • 13929 - FREEDM (FUTURE REQUIREMENTS OF ENHANCED ENERGETICS FOR DECISIVE MUNITIONS), Mr. Anthony Di Stasio, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13804 - A NOVEL TUNEABLE EFFECTS EXPLOSIVE CHARGE, Dr. Eamon Colclough, QinetiQ
  • 13669 - MSIAC WORKSHOP ON IM TECHNOLOGY GAPS - HOW TO REDUCE MUNITIONS EFFECTS TO FRAGMENT, SHAPED CHARGE JET AND EXPLOSIVELY FORMED PROJECTILES AGGRESSIONS?, Dr. Pierre-Francois Peron, MSIAC
  • 13848 - CHARACTERIZATION OF VOIDS IN AN INSENSITIVE RDX-BASED NANOCOMPOSITE EXPLOSIVE, Dr. Hongwei Qiu, Stevens Institute of Technology

SESSION 3B - FORMULATIONS 1

  • 14113 - EXPLORING THE HMX-BASED PBXS WITH THE TATB SHOCK SENSITIVITY, Dr. Igor Plaksin, ADAI, University of Coimbra
  • 13884 - DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF GRANULAR INSENSITIVE MELT POUR EXPLOSIVES, Mr. Alberto Carrillo, BAE Systems
  • 13840 - DECREASING SHOCK-SENSITIVITY BY COATING NITRAMINE PARTICLES WITH FOX-7 OR FOX-12, Mr. Peter Gerber, Fraunhofer ICT
  • 13827 - UNDERWATER PERFORMANCE DEMONSTRATIONS AND IM RESPONSES OF TWO INSENSITIVE EXPLOSIVES, Mrs. Mari-Ella Sairiala, PVTT

SESSION 4A - STANDARDIZATION 1

  • 13785 - IM TECHNOLOGY GAP WORKSHOP – GUN PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY, Mr. Emmanuel Schultz, MSIAC,
  • 13842 - EDA JOINT PROJECT ON INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS & AGEING (IMA): OVERVIEW, Mrs. Caroline Nguyen, SAFRAN SME Le Bouchet Research Centre
  • 13874 - MSIAC IM DATABASES - BENEFITS OF WEB-BASED MIGRATION, Dr. Pierre-Francois Peron, MSIAC

SESSION 4B - PROCESSING 1

  • 13869 - DEVELOPMENT AND SCALE UP OF NEW PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF HIGH PURITY ADN, Mrs. Helen Stenmark, EURENCO
  • 13850 - LARGE SCALE MANUFACTURING OF INSENSITIVE EXPLOSIVE IMX-104, Mr. Virgil Fung, BAE Systems,
  • 13899 - RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CL-20 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING, Dr. Nicholas Straessler, ATK Aerospace Systems
  • 14102 - NITROTRIAZOLONE (NTO) PROCESS OPTIMIZATION : IMPROVED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY FOR INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS, Mr. Timothy Dawag, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012

BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONS

SESSION 5A - IM TECHNOLOGIES 2

  • 13641 - STING RAY TORPEDO - IM WARHEAD SYSTEM INSERTION, Mr. Chuck Spencer, BAE Systems
  • 13907 - SOLID ROCKET MOTOR VENTING SOLUTIONS, Mr. Peter Cahill, Aerojet
  • 14101 - IM TACTICAL ROCKET MOTOR FAILURE MODE ANALYSIS PROTOCOL, Mr. Raymond Coleno, Roxel France

SESSION 5B - MUNITIONS TECHNOLOGIES

  • 13865 - TRANSLATING THE IM BEHAVIOUR OF MUNITIONS TO OPERATIONAL CONSEQUENCES, Mr. Peter Hooijmeijer, TNO
  • 13895 - DEMN-BASED IM FORMULATIONS FOR THE 120MM MORTAR, Dr. Eric Bukowski, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 13915 - 60/81 MM PROJECTILES FILLED WITH IMX-104, Mr. Erik Boykin, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13928 - 81MM RELIABILITY TESTING, Mr. Daniel Zaloga, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC

SESSION 6A - SYSTEMS 2

  • 14591 - SUCCESS IN VENTING PENETRATOR WARHEADS, Mr. Stephen Kelley, Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB
  • 13826 - 40MM ENHANCED BLAST INSENSITIVE EXPLOSIVE MUNTIONS, Mr. Aw Cheng Hok, ST Kinetics
  • 13845 - NEW FRENCH IM GP BOMBS: DEVELOPMENT UPDATE, Mr. Laurent Delrieu, French MoD-DGA
  • 13816 - TESTING OF AN IM UPGRADED M430A1 40 MM GRENADE, Ms. Nausheen Al-Shehab, Picatinny Arsenal
  • 14116 - CRITICAL ENERGETIC MATERIALS INITIATIVE, Mr. David Olson, OUSD(AT&L)/S&TS/Land Warfare and Munitions

SESSION 6B - CHARACTERIZATION 1

  • 13909 - HEATING RATE EFFECT ON SLOW COOK-OFF RESPONSE, Dr. Ernest Baker, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13887 - EMISSION SPECTROSCOPY ON WIRE EXPLOSIONS, Mr. Sebastian Knapp, Fraunhofer Institut für Chemische Technologie ICT
  • 13896 - CHARACTERIZATION OF AGEING OF NC BASED GUN PROPELLANTS BY MOLAR MASS DEGRADATION OF NITROCELLULOSE AND ITS MODELLING BY RANDOM CHAIN SCISSION MODELS, Dr. Manfred Bohn, Fraunhofer ICT
  • 13830 - CHARACTERIZATION OF 2, 4-DINITROANISOLE (DNAN), Mr. Philip Samuels, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC

SESSION 7A - TESTING 2

  • 13764 - SHAPED CHARGE JET INITIATION PHENOMENA OF PLASTIC BONDED HIGH EXPLOSIVES, Dr. Werner Arnold, MBDA-TDW
  • 13825 - REACTIVE MATERIAL CANDIDATES FOR LOW COLLATERAL DAMAGE-PART 1: ARENA TESTING, Mr. Jeff Widener, ATK Aerospace Systems
  • 13910 - ARMY INSTITUTE FOR MULTI SCALE REACTIVE MODELING ADVANCES, Mr. Daniel Murphy, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13868 - TUBE TESTING FOR IM ASSESSMENT OF THE BOOSTER EXPLOSIVES PBXN-5 AND ITEX-07, Mr. Helmut Zoellner, DynITEC GmbH
  • 13866 - AN EFP IMPACT IN COMPARISON WITH THE IM FRAGMENT IMPACT TEST, Mr. Gert Scholtes, TNO

SESSION 7B - FORMULATIONS 2

  • 13906 - EXUDATION PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS WITH THE GIM MELT-CAST EXPLOSIVE, Mr. Marc Brassard, Defence R&D Canada Valcartier
  • 13815 - STUDIES ON OSX-12 FORMULATION, AN ALUMINIZED DNAN BASED MELT-POUR EXPLOSIVE, Ms. Annie Vézina, General Dynamics-OTS, Canada
  • 13632 - DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERISATION OF A BASED TNT IM EXPLOSIVE COMPOSITION XF®11585. APPLICATIONS FOR THE 60MM TO 120 MM CALIBER RANGE, Mr. Christophe Coulouarn, Nexter Munitions
  • 13846 - A NEW GENERATION OF MALLEABLE PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE BLOCKS, Mr. Bernard Mahé, EURENCO
  • 13877 - LESS SENSITIVE COMBINED EFFECTS EXPLOSIVES, Ms. Paula Cook, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC

SESSION 8A - PROPELLANTS AND PROPULSION FORMULATIONS

  • 13625 - ECL® - A NEW PROPELLANT TECHNOLOGY HAS REACHED MATURITY, Dr. Beat Vogelsanger, Nitrochemie Wimmis AG
  • 13803 - BRINGING IM PROPELLANTS WITHIN REACH, Mr. Tom Somerville, BAE System
  • 13854 - ARDEC IGNITERS FOR GUN SYSTEMS, Dr. Eugene Rozumov, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13881 - IMPROVED IM PROPERTIES OF AN RDX/TPE BASED LOVA PROPELLANT FOR ARTILLERY APPLICATIONS, Dr. Chris van Driel, TNO
  • 13738 - SCALE-UP OF THE INSENSITIVE ENERGETIC BINDER, CELLULOSE ACETATE NITRATE AND DEVELOPMENT OF IM-CAN BASED GUN PROPELLANTS, Dr. Thelma Manning, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC

SESSION 8B - PROCESSING 2

  • 13878 - EXPLOSIVES COATING VIA ADVANCED CLUSTER ENERGETICS FLUID ENERGY MILL TECHNOLOGY, Mr. Alberto Carrillo, BAE Systems
  • 13805 - ANALYZING PRODUCTION PROCESSES OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS USING ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY, Mr. Rajen Patel, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13879 - NOVEL MANUFACTURING PROCESS FOR THE THERMOBARIC EXPLOSIVES PBXIH-18 AT HOLSTON ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, Mr. Mike Ervin, BAE Systems
  • 13903 - COMPRESSION MOLDING OF ULTRA-FINE TATB WITH VARIOUS MOLD RELEASES, Dr. D. Mark Hoffman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • 13862 - PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF INSENSITIVE EXPLOSIVE IMX-101, Mr. Virgil Fung, BAE Systems

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2012

BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONS

SESSION 9A - PROPELLANTS AND PROPULSION SYSTEMS

  • 13873 - FOLLOW-UP TO LESS SENSITIVE AND “GREEN” PROPELLANT, Mr. Charles Wiehahn, Rheinmetall Denel Munition
  • 13851 - DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLED ENERGETIC MATERIALS FOR 120MM TANK IGNITERS, Dr. Kimberly Chung, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 14112 - IMPACT MITIGATION APPROACH FOR THE 105MM ARTILLERY PROPULSION SYSTEM, Mr. Tony Wey, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 14109 - CHARACTERISTICS OF PROPELLANT BED REACTION WHEN SUBJECTED TO HIGH VELOCITY FRAGMENT IMPACT, Mr. Brian Krzewinski, U.S. Army Research Laboratory

SESSION 9B - CHARACTERIZATION 2

  • 13829 - IRREVERSIBLE GROWTH OF DNAN BASED FORMULATIONS, Mr. Philip Samuels, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13870 - FOX-7; MAIN CHARACTERISTICS AND PARAMETERS WITH IMPACT ON SENSITIVITY OF CRYSTALS AND FORMULATIONS, Dr. Janis Ritums, Swedish Defence Research Agency
  • 13926 - DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NEW FAMILIES OF EXPLOSIVES ABLE TO GENERATE SPECIFIC EFFECTS, Mrs. Christelle Collet, SAFRAN SME
  • 13675 - FORMULATION AND CHARACTERIZATIONS OF NANOENERGETIC COMPOSITIONS, Dr. Arnaud Beaucamp, CEA/DAM Le Ripault
  • 13852 - IMX-104 CHARACTERIZATION FOR DoD QUALIFICATION, Ms. Leila Zunino, U.S. Army, PM-Combat Ammunition Systems

SESSION 10A - STANDARDIZATION 2

  • 13828 - A NEW IMPULSE FOR THE FRENCH MURAT POLICY, Mr. Serge Bordachar, DGA/IPE
  • 13729 - INSTRUMENTATION OF LIQUID FUEL FIRES, Mr. Kevin Ford, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
  • 13639 - HEAT FLUX AND THERMAL RESPONSE MEASUREMENTS FOR DESIGNING A PROPANE FUEL FAST COOK OFF TEST APPARATUS, Dr. Jon Yagla, Kratos Defense
  • 13651 - THE IM SHIP: DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS TO MITIGATE MUNITION HAZARDS, Mr. Thomas Swierk, NAVSEA/NSWC Dahlgren
  • 13849 - SHAPED CHARGE JET ATTACKS: WHAT SHAPED CHARGE? WHICH TEST SET-UP?, Mr. Yves Guengant, IMEMG

SESSION 10B - FORMULATIONS 3

  • 13890 - DETONATION AND BLAST CHARACTERISTICS OF COMBINED EFFECTS EXPLOSIVES, Dr. Paul Anderson, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13650 - ASSESSMENT OF DEMN-BASED IM FORMULATIONS FOR OCTOL REPLACEMENT, Dr. Eric Bukowski, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
  • 13888 - A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE METHOD TO REMOTELY MIX SMALL QUANTITIES OF ENERGETIC COMPOSITIONS, Mr. Brad Cragun, ATK Aerospace Systems
  • 13889 - MELTABLE EXPLOSIVES FOR PRESSED APPLICATIONS, Mr. Omar Abbassi, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
  • 13847 - DLE-C067: A NEW INSENSITIVE CAST-CURE FORMULATION FOR LARGE MUNITION USE, Mr. Michael Adams, ATK Aerospace Systems
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