An alternative to open detonation, the units provided on-site treatment and neutralization of recovered chemical warfare materiel and prevented the release of vapor, blast or munition fragments from the process.
What does OD stand for?
OD stands for Open Detonation (outdoor munitions disposal regulation)
This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 31 other meanings of OD in our Acronym Attic
- Official Declaration
- Offsite Dose
- Oh Dear
- Oil Distribution
- Olive Drab
- Omni Dei (once a day)
- On Demand
- Once Daily (medical)
- One Direction (band)
- Open Dealer (various companies)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Developed as an alternative to open detonation, the transportable explosive destruction systems provide onsite treatment and neutralization of material and prevent the release of vapor, blast, and munition fragments from the process.
The traditional way of disposing of munitions was by open burning or open detonation.
To reduce potential hazardous metal contamination typically caused by open detonation, thermite (a compound that ignites without explosion) was used to burn most of the explosive material.
The business strategy foresees that environmental constraints will become more stringent for open burning and open detonation, which are the current, widespread explosive waste destruction methods.