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This is the primary administrative account for the Fort Halstead website.

Combustion of Double-Base Propellant

A video on the combustion of double-base propellant produced by the Explosive Research and Development Establishment (ERDE). Audio Transcript A possible correlation between burning rates and the appearance of the burning surface in a number of platinized propellants. Each propellant…

N17 Optical Test Range

Located outside the wire on Crow Drive, building N17 was constructed as an optical test range. The building was erected by the Ministry of Supply (MoS) for High Explosive Research (HER) who were engaged in Operation Hurricane to test high…