explosive hazard

What is explosive hazard?

explosive hazard meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
1. Any material posing a potential threat that contains an explosive component such as unexploded explosive ordnance, booby traps, improvised explosive devices, captured enemy ammunition, and bulk explosives.
Source: JP 3-15

2. In explosive ordnance disposal, a condition where danger exists because explosives are present that may react in a mishap with potential unacceptable effects to people, property, operational capability, or the environment. Also called EH.
Source: JP 3-42


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms