Accession Number:

ADA509402

Title:

DDESB/DESCIM Enhancement of Automated Systems

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EXPLOSIVES SAFETY BOARD ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board DDESB has oversight responsibility for manufacturing, testing, handling, maintenance, development, demilitarization, disposal, transportation and storage of ammunition and explosives of the Department of Defense DoD explosives safety community. The Defense Environmental Corporate Information Management DESCIM Program Management Office PMO, working under the direction of the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Security DUSDES is responsible for the identification and enhancement of automated systems that assist the DDESB and DoD explosives safety community to efficiently perform their functions. The DESCIM PMO and DDESB have identified five main functional areas of explosives safety. These automated functional areas are known as the Defense Explosives Safety Management Suite DESMS. 1. Explosives Safety Policy 2. Accident, Incident, and Malfunction Reporting and Analysis 3. Explosion Models 4. Site Planning, Waivers, and Exemptions 5. Unexploded Ordnance UXOOrdnance and Explosive Waste OEW Contaminated Landsi

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE