The MOD and QinetiQ working together to provide Defence Test & Evaluation and Training Support Services

Munition Disposal

The LTPA provides the specialist facilities for the demilitarisation and disposal of conventional MOD munitions (excluding chemical, biological or nuclear).

Capabilities include:

  • Waste incineration for small and medium calibre munitions. Licenced for operation by the Environment Agency
  • Reverse engineering and munitions breakdown
  • Sorting and salvage
  • Open burning, including contained cage burning to minimise explosive hazard and projection
  • Open detonation of munitions and explosives (this is used for MOD sponsored activity only, when safety does not permit other means of disposal)

Munition Disposal capability is provided through the following sites: