201320 member companies from France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom combine their efforts through IMEMG (Insensitive Munitions European Manufacturers Group)
Via specific Expert Working Groups, 35 experts from the member companies, look into, study and compare IM requirements to achieve common standards.
More about IMEMG's Creation
March 1995: STANAG 4439. This NATO Agreement aims to establish a standardisation policy for the development, assessment and testing for Insensitive Munitions.
2008: STANAG 4439 Ed.2 was ratified by NATO nations.
2010:STANAG 4439 Ed.3 ratified by NATO nations and AOP 39 Ed.3 follows the same process.
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