Risks associated with gun launch. A literature study of setback initiaíatoion


  • Henric Östmark
  • Magnus Bergh
  • Sten Andreasson

Publish date: 2019-01-25

Report number: FOI-R--4705--SE

Pages: 21

Written in: Swedish


  • Launch
  • setback
  • ignition
  • ammunition safety


This report is a literature study of launch ignition caused by cracks and/or voids in the explosive charges. It will give an overview of the level of knowledge national and international. The report includes background, physical definition of the setback ignition phenomena, international collaboration, conclusions and recommendations.