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Ammo-77-P-DL Propellant (4E-F58/645-F42 (DL))

This material is no longer provided for ATRRS credit and is for informational purposes only.

Description: This course is designed for personnel requiring a more detailed knowledge of propellants, to include their characteristics and use.  This course introduces the student to the basic terminology associated with military propellants. It covers the major categories of propellant and how grain configurations affect burning characteristics. It also describes how the Army and Navy Propellant Stability Programs function to enhance the safe storage and use of propellants.

Audience: This course is intended for those who require a fundamental understanding of military propellants. Completion of Ammo-77-CPE-DL (Characteristics of Propellant and Explosives) is recommended.

Length: Approximately 4 hours (self-paced learning)

Special Information: This course is provided as a web-based course. Students must have web access, a CAC card, and an AKO account. Students must register through ATRRS for course credit. It is recommended that you have a high-speed Internet connection in order to view the course.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Topics:

  1. Propellant Classification
  2. Propellant Grains
  3. Bulk Propellant
  4. Propellant Stability
  5. Ammunition Stockpile Reliability Program
  6. Navy Gun Propellant