What are Insensitive Munitions (IM/MURAT)?
NATO defines Insensitive Munitions as
"Munitions which reliably fulfil their performance, readiness and operational requirements on demand, but which minimise the probability of inadvertent initiation and severity of
subsequent collateral damage
- Logistic systems and
- Weapon platforms.
when subjected to unintentional stimuli.
- Energetic materials and/or
- Design and mitigation techniques, and/or
- Logistic or tactical containers
reduce significantly the risks of accidents related to the use of ammunitions.