Remote Machining and Evaluation of Explosively Filled Munitions

Agency/Department

FLC Region

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No

Address

RDAR-EIB
Picatinny Arsenal

(P)

9737244875

Description

This facility is used for remote machining of explosively loaded ammunition. Munition sizes from small arms through 8-inch artillery can be accommodated. Sectioning, de-bulleting, lathe turning, milling, drilling, crimping, and de-torquing capabilities are available. Typical uses include surveillance testing of high explosive filled warheads, malfunction investigations, evaluation of experimental munitions and disassembly, modification and preparation of explosively loaded projectiles. Evaluation capabilities include Air Gun launching, high speed photography, Explosively Formed Penetrator (EFP) and Shaped Charge warhead evaluation, Flash x-ray, Fluoroscope, Mass Properties, Satellite machine shop, Insensitive Munitions tests, Fast and Slow Cook-off testing and armor penetration evaluation.

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