Wunderwaffen: The X-Ray Bomb

The US Department of Defense (DOD) wants to build an X-ray bomb which could knock out chemical and biological weapon sites without spreading hazardous material over a wide area, as is the risk with the explosives currently used. Although high temperature incendiary warheads have been developed that should neutralise any chemical and biological weapons hit, there is still a risk that… Read More

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What is the Defence General Munitions (DGM) Team?

The Defence General Munitions (DGM) Project Team, part of the Weapons Operating Centre, is responsible for the acquisition, in-service management and disposal of all general munitions in support of all three Services. Within the inventory, DGM manages over 700 different explosive natures as well as several hundred non-explosive items. Reference Doing Business with Defence Handbook. Edition 24 (2018).