Energetic Materials Technology

The Energetic Materials Technology Working Group (EMTWG) was formed in 2023 as the successor to the Insensitive Munitions Technology Symposium (IMTS) and Insensitive Munitions and Energetic Materials Technology Symposium (IMEMTS). Initial meetings among the joint services in the United States and several European nations occurred in the late 1980s and became the forerunner to the organization of an Insensitive Munitions Technology event. As a result of DoD encouragement, the American Defense Preparedness Association organized the first IMTS event in 1990. In March 1995, the first edition of NATO Standardization Agreement 4439 was released, which established the policy for the development, assessment, and testing of Insensitive Munitions.

In 1997, IMTS first rebranded to the Insensitive Munitions and Energetic Materials (IMEM) Technology Symposium, which remained until 2023. The 2023 rebranding is to signify the inclusion of technologies within the Energetic Materials community and demonstrate dedication to the future of munitions safety and operational effectiveness. The purpose of our working group meeting is to prepare advanced energetic materials & insensitive munitions for high-intensity warfare.

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The Energetic Materials Technology Working Group-US

October 8-10, 2024 | Jack C. Taylor Conference Center in Annapolis, Maryland

 

EMTWG-US will be held to be able to support up to a Classified level of papers/presentations and is open to US government and contractors who have an active Classified Security Clearance

Abstracts are currently being accepted until June 17th, 2024 and can be submitted here.

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