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)

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

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

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

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

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
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