By the decision of HAC MES of Russia, journal is included in the "List of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications, in which should be published basic scientific results of dissertations for the degree of doctor and candidate of sciences."
Journal is produced under the name "Explosion technology" from 1932, according to the Decree of the PSEC USSR
Journal presents the results of basic and applied research, articles serve as the basis for the scientific disciplines and technological development in the field of blasting work.
Only original scientific and technical articles (reviews), have never been published, are accepted for publication.
The traditional subjects of the journal: study of detonation and blast activities, study of explosive properties, manufacturing technology of explosives and initiating devices, technology of blasting, seismic effect of the explosion, waste conversion of explosives, environment and safety for blasting operations, regulatory support for blasting.