A. High Energy Materials (HEM) Panel

  • Poly nitrogen Compounds

  • High Density High Performance High Explosives

  • Primary Explosives

  • Green Explosives & Propellants

  • Insensitive High Energy Materials (HEMs)

  • Viscosity Reducers

  • Masking agent for isocyanates

  • 1,2,4 Butanetriol by Microbial Synthesis Route

  • Tetrazole based Polymeric Binders

  • Fluoro nitro Polymers/Plasticizers

  • Self-healing Polymers

  • Non-Isocyanate Polyurethanes

  • Studies on polymeric shock insulation material / lining for warhead casing

  • Insulation Cloth

  • Crystallisation: Particle Shape and Size Control

  • Gel Propellants & its Atomisation

  • 3D Printing of Propellants

  • Pulse detonation propulsion

  • Process development of nano-diamond synthesis

  • Scale up of Process for Preparation of Epoxy terminated Butadiene-Isoprene- Butadiene Oligomer

  • Green Electric solid propellants

  • Multi-scale Modeling on Energetic Materials

  • Development of Thermo-chemical code for flare composition

  • Characterisation of Amorphous Boron powder(ABP)

B. Armament Sensors and Electronics (ASE) Panel

  • Sensors for Armament Applications

  • Electronic Systems Design for Armaments

  • Power Sources for Armament Stores

  • Fuzes for Armament Stores

  • Pulsed Power and Rail guns

C. Materials for Armament Applications (MAA) Panel

  • Materials for Armour Applications

  • Materials for Ammunition

  • Materials for Gun Barrels & Rocket Mortars

  • Materials for Devices

  • Advanced Manufacturing Process

D. Combustion, Detonics & Shock Waves (CDSW) Panel

  • Micro-Detonics and Nano- Engineered Energetic Materials

  • Experimental techniques and sensors for detonation and shock wave research

  • Blast and damage Studies

  • Pulse Detonation Engine Technology

  • Hypervelocity Impact Behavior of Futuristic Armour Systems

  • Safety, hazard and system level studies

E. Armament Design Mechanism & Ballistic (ADMB) Panel

  • Thrust Areas in Armament Design
    • Noise suppressors and flash eliminators
    • EM Propulsion – Hyper velocity propulsion and projectile design
    • Systems for Artillery Guns
    • Fin stabilized Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS)
    • Thrust Areas in Armament Mechanisms

  • Thrust Areas in Ballistics
    • System Engineering for Accurate Performance Prediction
    • Higher Order Models, Multi discipline Optimization
    • Modeling & Simulation for Minimization & Optimization of Firings
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics with Real Time Computations
    • Network Based Ballistic computing
    • Mathematical Modeling of projectile dynamics with in the barrel
    • Intermediate ballistics of KE Projectiles
    • Generation of High strain rate material data bank
    • Explosive blast modeling
    • Battle-scale Met forecast model
    • Near/ Close field Heat exchange Multiphase transport model
    • Design of pressure oscillations free propulsion system for free flight spinning rockets
    • Study of effect of pressure oscillations in thrust chamber on flight stability of free flight spinning rocket.
    • Application of ANN in Damage Assessment at Hypervelocity Impact

F. Safety and Test & Evaluation (STE) Panel

  • Explosive Safety
    • Demilitarization Techniques, Disposal of Aged Propellants and Explosives
    • Blast Structure Interaction
    • Technologies and devices for blast mitigation
    • Design of Protective/Containment Structures and Mobile Platforms against External Threat
    • Safe Technologies for tracking of explosives/ammunitions
    • Techniques for Safety and Hazard Investigation
  • Fire Safety
    • Flame dynamics and suppression modeling
    • Green materials and methodologies for fire suppression and Fire suppression chemicals
    • Fire protective coatings and Clean fire extinguish ants
    • Multifunctional waterproof, breathable & CBRN resistant next generation fire protective suits
    • Modeling of fabrics and fire protective suits for different fire environments
    • Fluoro-surfactants and polymers and High Performance fire retardant/resistant materials
    • Molecular modeling for design of fire extinguishing chemicals
    • Evaluation of atmospheric parameters like ODP, GWP, ALT
    • Analysis of thermal decomposition products of fire extinguishing chemicals
    • Self extinguishing materials
    • Anti-freeze chemicals/agents
    • Modeling of thermal behavior of materials
  • Environment Safety
    • Environment friendly Hazard waste management and disposal technologies
    • Eco-friendly Materials: – Molecular modeling & process development
    • Atmospheric chemistry of hazardous species/chemical agents
    • Environmental modeling: Fate and transport
    • Development of Safety management tools & techniques
    • Biodegradation of High Energy Materials
    • Risk and Hazard Analysis of all Hazardous Processes/Facilities
    • Safety regarding production, storage, transportation and handling of nano-materials and devices
    • Regulations regarding handling of nano-materials and devices
    • Characterization of nano-materials with respect to safety and Risk assessment for nano-materials
  • Test and Evaluation
    • Data Mining of measured parameters of Artillery Weapon Systems (Soft Computing Method)
    • System Engineering Approach to Range Layout
    • Advanced Modeling and Simulation Techniques for Virtual Artillery Firing Range
    • Development of Lab Model for Gun/Tank System Simulation
    • Reliability Model for Artillery Weapon Components
    • Acoustic Signal Processing for projectile trajectory characterization
    • Risk Assessment model for ammunition handling
    • Virtual target by Optics/Laser Method
    • High speed imaging analysis of projectile
    • Dev of MEMs devices as on-board telemetry package to a shell for various information related to its kinematics
    • 3-D Strain analysis during impact on armour making use of DIC(digital image correlation)
    • Modelling of launch dynamics of a shell/shot
    • Dev of fibre optic sensor for attitude analysis of a projectile in interior ballistic phase
    • Crack and Fracture dynamics prediction of a gun barrel
    • Failure analysis of a projectile during its launch phase
    • Modelling of shot impact phenomena on various armours