Ammunition and explosive safety overview

Reference ARM-031-1222
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This e-learning course is an introduction to the other courses you can find in this catalog: “Ammunition and explosives safety awareness”, “Ammunition depot” & “Ammunition acquisition process”.

It gives trainees a comprehensive understanding of ammunition and explosives safety.

This training is free of charge.

Audience & Prerequisites

Up to 15 trainees.

Course content

Explosive materials and ammunition

  • Explosive materials: definition and examples
  • Ammunition: definition and examples

Accidents and causes

  • Examples with cause analysis


munition and explosive safety

  • Safety principles

International standards & recommendations

  • UN recommendations
  • NATO standards

Example of an international standard

  • UN Hazard division classification
  • NATO Quantity distances: theory
  • Quantity distances: Calculation example