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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

·       16180 - MSIAC – SUPPORTING THE MUNITIONS SAFETY COMMUNITY,  Mr. Michael Sharp

·       16173 - FRENCH MURAT (IM) POLICY - A NEW IMPETUS,  Dr. Pierre-Francois Peron

·       16117 - IM STATE OF THE ART, Mr. Manfred R Becker

·       16150 - OVERVIEW OF US MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES FOR CRITICAL IM / EM INGREDIENTS AND PRODUCTS, Mr. Mike Ervin

·       16144 - ENERGETIC MATERIALS STANDARDS – FUNDAMENTAL DATA SUPPORTING THE MUNITION LIFE-CYCLE SAFETY ASSESSMENT, Dr. Irmeli Tuukkanen

·       16207 - STANAG 4439 MANDATORY REACTIONS & AOP39 RESPONSE DESCRIPTORS: FEED-BACK AND CONSIDERATIONS FROM IM INDUSTRY, Mr. M Yves Guengant

·       MSIAC L-150 A STAIRWAY TO KNOWLEDGE,  Mr. Jon Toreheim

 

BREAKOUT PRESENTATIONS

SESSION 3A - SYNTHESIS OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS

·       16199 - ENERGETIC INGREDIENTS RESEARCH FOR FREEDM PROGRAM, Dr. David Price

·       15978 - DEVELOPMENT OF INSENSITIVE ENERGETIC PLASTICIZER, Dr. Jin Seuk Kim

·       16092 - LARGE SCALE PRODUCTION OF IMPROVED CRYSTAL QUALITY RDX, Dr. Sarah A Headrick

·       16100 - SYNTHESIS OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS, Professor Chang-Ha Lee

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

·       16157 - AIMS: ADVANCED INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS SEARCH, M. Emmanuel Schultz

·       16168 - DEVELOPMENT AND VERIFICATION OF THE ANTI-FRATRICIDE FEATURE FOR THE DDG-1000 MUNITIONS CONTAINER 155MM LRLAP AMMUNITION, Dr. James A. Luoma

·       16115 - MSIAC IM HC WORKSHOP,  Mr. Manfred R Becker

 

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 SCALE,  Ms. 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 TESTING,  Dr. 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 PROPELLANTS,  Dr. Paul Matter

SESSION 8B - SYSTEMS 3: LIFE-CYCLE EMPHASIS

·       16181 - THE EFFECTS OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS AGEING ON SYSTEM IM RESPONSE,  Dr. Paul Deacon

·       16169 - ENHANCED PERFORMANCE FROM INSENSITIVE EXPLOSIVES,  Dr. Ronald E. Brown

·       16298 - ULTRA-HIGH PRESSURE WATERJETS IN DEMILITARIZATION,  Dr. Steve Schmit

·       SUSTAINABLE AMMUNITION SAFETY –INTERACTION WITH IM, Wim de Klerk

·       RESIDUES FROM A DETONATION: ARE GREEN AND IM COMPATIBLE?, P. Brousseau

SESSION 9A

·       16243 - MELTABLE NITROGUANIDINE: DEVELOPMENT OF DGX-AL FORMULATIONS, Kimberly Y. Spangler

·       15937 - MELT-CAST PROCESS APPLIED TO DEVELOP BASED IM AMMUNITION, Christophe Coulouarn

·       AN INITIAL EVALUATION OF SEVERAL PROMISING HIGH BLAST EXPLOSIVES, Paul Braithwaite

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 MATERIALS,  Dr. 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 TEST,  M. Emmanuel Schultz

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