Explosives

SERDP and ESTCP projects are developing effective explosives made with environmentally friendly synthesis processes and materials.

Active Projects List
Project Title Start Date

Green M213/M228 Fuze

Project Information
Project ID: WP20-5045
Principal Investigator: Mrs. Neha Mehta, U.S. Army CCDC Armaments Center
ESTCP Apr 2020

Mechanochemical Nitration of Organic Compounds

Project Information
Project ID: WP19-1383
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edward Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology
SERDP Jan 2019

A "Green" Propylnitroguanidine (PrNQ) Based Solution for Comp B Applications

Project Information
Project ID: WP18-1299
Principal Investigator: Chase Munson, US Army Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2018

MTNI-based Replacement for Comp B in a Printed M67 Grenade

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Project ID: WP18-1203
Principal Investigator: Karl Oyler, U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center
SERDP Jan 2018

Alternative Mixing Technology for Environmentally Friendly Plastic Bonded Explosive Formulations

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Project ID: WP-2604
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric Beckel, US Army ARDEC
SERDP Jan 2016

Environmentally Conscious Process Development for the Production of Composite Propellants and Explosives

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Project ID: WP-2605
Principal Investigator: Mike Miller, Resodyn Corporation
SERDP Jan 2016

MDNT Manufacturing via Advanced Flow Reactor Technology

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201623
Principal Investigator: Mr. Omar Abbassi, US Army ARDEC
ESTCP Jan 2016

Green Processing of Energetic Materials Using Resonant Acoustic Mixing Technology

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201507
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew P. Nelson, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
ESTCP Jan 2015

Demonstration of DBX-1 as an Alternative to RD-1333 Lead Azide

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Project ID: WP-201509
Principal Investigator: Ms. Soleimar Hernandez, Naval Surface Warfare Center
ESTCP Jan 2015

One Step No Waste Composition C-4 Production

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Project ID: WP-201508
Principal Investigator: Mr. John Centrella, U.S. Army ARDEC
ESTCP Jan 2015

Generating a Synthetic Biology Toolbox for Nitroorganics

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2339
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jon Magnuson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2013

Scale-Up and Formulation of Green Insensitive DEMN Based Secondary Explosives

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201223
Principal Investigator: Mr. Omar Abbassi, US Army ARDEC
ESTCP Mar 2012
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