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2013 INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS & ENERGETIC MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

"Delivering Mission Critical, Innovative Insensitive Munitions and Energetic Materials Solutions to the Warfighter in a Challenging Budget Environment.”

OCTOBER 7 -10, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA

Agenda

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2013


PLENARY SESSION: GLOBAL IMEM PERSPECTIVES AND TRENDS

 BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONS

SESSION 3A - SYNTHESIS OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS

SESSION 3B - TESTING: THERMAL EMPHASIS

  • 16116 - FUEL FIRE EXPERTS WORK ON PROPANE AS AN ALTERNATE HEATING SOURCE FOR THE FAST HEATING TEST, Mr. Manfred R. Becker
  • 16204 - THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CLEAN FAST COOK-OFF TEST IN THE NETHERLANDS, Mr. Gert H Scholtes
  • 16003 - EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT OF A PROPANE BURNER FOR FAST COOK OFF TESTING, Dr. Jon J. Yagla
  • 16154 - LOW COST HEAT FLUX AND FLAME TEMPERATURE CHARACTERIZATION OF NATO STANDARD KEROSENE POOL FIRES, Dr. Fabien Chassagne
  • 16213 - THE SAND BED BURNER AND THE ADIABATIC SURFACE TEMPERATURE PROBE – THE FUTURE EQUIPMENT FOR FAST COOK OFF TESTING, Mr. Jon Toreheim
  • TESTING  – THERMAL EMPHASIS, Mr. Kenneth Graham

SESSION 4A - ENERGETIC FORMULATIONS

  • 16297 - A COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO IMPROVE INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS IN HIGH PERFORMANCE CASTABLE EXPLOSIVES, Dr. Robert Hatch
  • 16109 - RECLAMATION AND REFORMULATION OF TATB FROM PBX-9502 AND LX-17,  Dr. Jacob Morris
  • 16152 - FORMULATION AND CHARACTERIZATIONS OF NANOENERGETIC COMPOSITIONS WITH IMPROVED SAFETY, Mrs. Anne Wuillaume

SESSION 4B - SYSTEMS: IM EMPHASIS

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013

BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONS

SESSION 5A - GUN PROPELLANTS

  • 15931 - NEW PROPELLANT TECHNOLOGIES FOR SMALL CALIBRE AMMUNITION, Mr. Beat Vogelsanger
  • 16141 - CLP – A NEW NITRAMINE GUN PROPELLANT FAMILY FOR LOVA, Mr. Eli Shachar
  • 16203 - DEVELOPMENT OF NEW STABILIZERS FOR NITROCELLULOSE BASED PROPELLANT, Mr. Martin Johansson
  • NC CHARACTERIZATION FOR FELTED FIBER CASES, Mr.Steve Dyer

SESSION 5B - TESTING: SHOCK EMPHASIS

  • 16162 - AN ASSESSMENT OF THE RESPONSE OF EXPLOSIVE COMPONENTS TO SHOCK INITIATION, Dr. Trevor T. Griffiths
  • 16206 - SHAPED CHARGE JET STANAG: PROPOSITIONS FOR UPDATED EDITION , M Yves Guengant
  • 16142 - SIGNIFICANT CHARGE PARAMETERS INFLUENCING THE SHAPED CHARGE JET INITIATION, Mr. Werner Arnold
  • EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF SURFACE AREA ON DNAN BASED EXPLOSIVES, Matt Hathaway

SESSION 6A - ENERGETIC MATERIALS PROCESSING

  • 16244 - IM MELT-CAST EXPLOSIVE PRODUCTION FACILITY, Ms. Ling Zhao
  • 16155 - LARGE SCALE MANUFACTURE OF GRANULAR IMX-104 MELT POUR EXPLOSIVE, Mr. Alberto Carrillo
  • 16198 - ESTABLISHMENT OF TATB MANUFACTURING PROCESS AT HOLSTON ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, Mr. Mike Ervin
  • IDENTIFYING A NEW SOURCE OF WOOD PULP FOR MANUFACTURE OF NITROCELLULOSE, Kelly Moran

SESSION 6B - SYSTEMS 2: AMMUNITION

  • 16174 - 120 MM HE MORTAR ROUND PROCUREMENT - AN APPLICATION EXAMPLE OF THE FRENCH MURAT POLICY, Dr. Pierre-Francois Peron
  • 16172 - TOWARD NEW FRENCH IM GENERAL PURPOSE BOMBS, Mr. Luc Chaffois
  • 16194 - PRESSURE RELIEF SYSTEMS FOR HIGH PRESSURE MEDIUM CALIBER AMMUNITION, Mr. Nicolas Bruno
  • 16255 - DEVELOPMENT OF 155MM M95 IM PRECISION GUIDANCE KIT COMPATIBLE PROJECTILE, Mr. Philip J Samuels

SESSION 7A - IMPROVED ENERGETIC MATERIALS

  • 16188 - MANUFACTURE OF WET-AMINATED 1,3,5-TRIAMINO-2,4,6-TRINITOBENZENE AT THE HOLSTON ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, Dr. Neil Tucker
  • 16122 - VI-RDX : FROM LAB TO PILOT SCALEMs. Genevieve Eck
  • 16200 - DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION OF A NEW CLASS OF NTO, Dr. David Price
  • 16171 - SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND FORMULATION OF DIAMMONIUM ETHYLENE BIS(5-NITROIMINOTETRAZOLATE) (AM-EBNIT), Ms. Eun Mee Goh

SESSION 7B - MODELLING

  • 16081 - MULTIPHYSICS MODELLING OF VARIABLE CONFINEMENT COOK-OFF TEST (VCCT), Mr. Pierre Pelletier
  • 16145 - A COMPUTATIONAL SCREENING METHOD IN DERIVING NEW PROMISING EXPLOSIVE MOLECULES: ADD METHOD-1 AND MS-HEMS, Dr. Soo Gyeong Cho

SESSION 8A - ROCKET PROPELLANTS

  • 16313 - A REALISTIC THERMAL MITIGATION STRATEGY FOR SOLID ROCKET MOTORS, Peter Cahill
  • 15940 -  SOLID PROPELLANT ROCKET MOTORS, RESULTS OF INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS TESTINGDr. Alexander C. Weigand
  • 16163 - ADN IS MORE THAN PARTICLES AND FORMULATIONS – IT IS PART OF FUTURE ROCKET PROPELLANTS, Mr. Martin Johansson
  • 16164 - BORON NITRIDE ADDITIVE FOR ADVANCED PROPELLANTSDr. Paul Matter

SESSION 8B - SYSTEMS 3: LIFE-CYCLE EMPHASIS

  • 16181 - THE EFFECTS OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS AGEING ON SYSTEM IM RESPONSEDr. Paul Deacon
  • 16169 - ENHANCED PERFORMANCE FROM INSENSITIVE EXPLOSIVESDr. Ronald E. Brown
  • 16298 - ULTRA-HIGH PRESSURE WATERJETS IN DEMILITARIZATIONDr. Steve Schmit
  • SUSTAINABLE AMMUNITION SAFETY –INTERACTION WITH IM, Wim de Klerk
  • RESIDUES FROM A DETONATION: ARE GREEN AND IM COMPATIBLE?, P. Brousseau

SESSION 9A

SESSION 9B

  • 16151 - PROCESS OPTIMIZATION TO IMPROVE PRODUCT QUALITY AND CONSISTENCY OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS AT HSAAP, Virgil Fung
  • 16190 - Explosives Coating via Advanced Cluster Energetics (ACETM) Fluid Energy Mill (FEM) Technology, Brian Alexander
  • 16264 - IMX-104 Manufacturing Process Optimization, Sean Newland

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013

SESSION 9A - AGING OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS

  • 16304 - MECHANISTIC AGING AND SURVEILLANCE OF WARHEAD ENERGETIC MATERIALSDr. I. Lee Davis
  • 16147 - INVESTIGATION OF THE CHANGE IN THERMAL AND SHOCK SENSITIVITY BY AGE-ING OF RDX CHARGES BONDED BY HTPB-IPDI AND GAP-N100, Dr. Manfred A. Bohn
  • 16269 - ANALYSIS OF DOUBLE BASE PROPELLANTS SERVICE LIFE RELATING TO MECHANICAL PROPERTIES IN EXTREME CLIMATIC CONDITIONS, Mr. František Krejí
  • 16119 - REACTIVITY OF ADN WITH POLYBUTADIENE IN AIR, Dr. Simon Torry
  • 16106 - AGEING OF RDX CRYSTALS INVESTIGATED BY X-RAY DIFFRACTION, Dr. Michael Herrmann

SESSION 9B - TESTING (CONTINUED)

  • 16080 - MODIFIED VERSION OF THE OF VARIABLE CONFINEMENT COOK-OFF TEST (VCCT), Mr Pierre Pelletier
  • 16285 - DECREASING A SHOCK SENSITIVITY OF THE HMX-BASED PBXS THROUGH THE MORPHOLOGY MODIFICATION OF THE HMX-CONSTITUENTS, Dr. Igor Ye. Plaksin
  • 16158 - AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF THE STANAG 4241, BULLET IMPACT TESTM. Emmanuel Schultz

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