Accession Number : ADP004341

Title :   NATO AC/310 Activities Report on NATO STANAG 4170 and Allied Ordnance Publication 7, AOP-7 (Manual of Tests for Qualification of Explosive Materials for Military Use),

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s) : Houser,M. E. ; Dengel,O. ; Beauregard,R. L. ; Lusardi,A. ; Avrami,L.

Report Date : JUN 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The final draft of STANAG 4170 has been approved by NATO AC/310 Subgroup I (Explosives), and distributed to the participating NATO nations for ratification. The principles and methodology for the qualification of explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics are described. The fifth draft of the AOP-7 Manual of Tests, which is the companion document to STANAG 4170, is being assembled. The principal features of assessment principles and methodologies, national qualification procedures, reference explosives, test information sheets, methods to record and issue data, and the duties of National Authorities are described in detail. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Explosives, *Propellants, *Pyrotechnics, *Acceptance tests, Manuals, Test methods, Qualifications, High explosives, Military applications, Technology transfer, Information exchange, NATO, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE