NATO - AOP-39
POLICY FOR INTRODUCTION AND ASSESSMENT OF INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS (IM)
|Publication Date:||20 November 2018|
This AOP gives criteria on:
• The methodology for carrying out an IM assessment.
• The design techniques for developing an IM.
• The reporting of the IM assessment.
The criteria contained in this document can be applied to all non-nuclear munitions, either at the earliest stage of design or to, newly developed, product improved, replenishment purchased, or older designs still in service, during all phases of life, from manufacture to target or disposal.
IM assessment is complimentary to a comprehensive assessment of safety and suitability for service in accordance with STANAG 4297 and AOP-15, and Hazard Classifications in accordance with STANAG 4123 and AASTP-3.