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NATO - AOP-39

POLICY FOR INTRODUCTION AND ASSESSMENT OF INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS (IM)

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Organization: NATO
Publication Date: 20 November 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 128
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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.

 

Document History

AOP-39
November 20, 2018
POLICY FOR INTRODUCTION AND ASSESSMENT OF INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS (IM)
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...
March 17, 2010
GUIDANCE ON THE ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS (IM)
AIM The aim of this AOP is to provide guidance on implementing the policy and requirements specified in STANAG 4439.
February 9, 2009
GUIDANCE ON THE ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF INSENSITIVE MUNITIONS (IM)
AIM The aim of this AOP is to provide guidance on implementing the policy and requirements specified in STANAG 4439.
October 1, 1998
Guidance on the Development, Assessment and Testing of Insensitive Munitions (MURAT)
This AOP gives guidance on design considerations and techniques that should be applied to a munition to reduce its vulnerability to the threats defined in STANAG 4439. It also gives guidance and...

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