Glossary

AEP Allied Engineering Publication

AEP-55 PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATING THE PROTECTION LEVEL OF LOGISTIC AND LIGHT ARMOURED VEHICLES

AOP Allied Ordnance Publication

AOP-7 MANUAL OF DATA REQUIREMENTS AND TESTS FOR THE QUALIFICATION OF EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS FOR MILITARY USE

BSI British Standards Institute

BS EN British European Standards Specification

CMD Conventional Munitions Disposal

DOSG Defence Ordnance Safety Group

EMTAP Energetic Material Hazard Party

EHDS Explosive hazard Division Sheet

FSP Fragment Simulating Projectile

HAZMAT Hazardous materials

HD Hazard Division

HE High Explosive

HME Home Made Explosive

HSE Health & Safety Executive

IED Improvised Explosive Device

IEDD Improvised Explosive Device Disposal

IM Insensitive Munitions

ISO The International Organisation For Standardisation

kg Kilogram

km Kilometre

MOD (UK) UK Ministry Of Defence

MIL-P Military Performance Specification

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

NEQ Net Explosive Quantity

OME Ordnance Munitions and Explosives

OSHA Occupational and Safety and Health Administration

PPE Personal Protection Equipment

STANAG Standardisation Agreement NATO

STANAG 4170 Principles and Methodology for the Qualification of Explosive Materials for Military Use

STANAG 4569 Protection Levels for Occupants of Logistic and Light Armoured Vehicles

STANAG 4439 Policy for Introduction, Assessment and Testing for Insensitive Munitions

STANAG 4240 Liquid Fuel/External Fire, Munitions Test Procedures

STANAG 4241 Bullet Impact, Munitions Test Procedures

STANAG 4375 Safety Drop, Munitions Test Procedure

STANAG 4382 Slow Heating, Munitions Test Procedure

STANAG 4396 Sympathetic Reaction, Munitions Test Procedure

STANAG 4496 Fragment Impact, Munitions Test Procedure

STANAG 4569 Protection Levels for Occupants of Logistics and Light Armoured Vehicles

UN United Nations

UXO Unexploded Ordnance

VPAM BRV (2009) Bullet Resistance for Special Protected Vehicles

VPAM ERV (2010) Detonation of 15kg TNT from 2m at a high of 1m from the side of the vehicle

VSAG-12 Ballistic and Blast Testing for Civilian Armoured vehicles (CAV)

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