Explosives

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

Active Projects List
Project Title Start Date

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

Alternative Mixing Technology for Environmentally Friendly Plastic Bonded Explosive Formulations

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

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

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

Electrochemical Transformation of ANSOL Using Electrically Conducting Membranes for the Production of Ammonia and Nitric Acid, the Destruction of High Energy Compounds, and Removal of Chromium

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1247
Principal Investigator: David Jassby, University of California, Los Angeles
SERDP Jan 2021

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

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

Environmentally Sustainable ANSOL Reuse at Holston Army Ammunition Plant

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1252
Principal Investigator: Sarah Headrick, BAE Systems
SERDP Jan 2021

Enzymatic Conversion of Ammonium Nitrate Solution to Multiple Useful Industrial Feed-stocks

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1073
Principal Investigator: Dr. Igor Medintz, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2021

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

Green M213/M228 Fuze

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

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

MDNT Manufacturing via Advanced Flow Reactor Technology

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

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

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

Novel Deposition Method for Chromium-Free Sealer for Metal Finishing Processes

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1296
Principal Investigator: Mr. Alexander Westbrook, NAWCAD
SERDP Jan 2021

One Step No Waste Composition C-4 Production

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

Purification of Ammonium-Nitrate Solution (ANSOL) by Electrochemical Removal of Nitramine Explosives and Chromium

Project Information
Project ID: WP21-1126 Project Overview
Principal Investigator: Dr. Philip Larese-Casanova, Northeastern University
SERDP Jan 2021

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
Share