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The Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to manual to help deal with hazmat transportation accidents during the critical first 30 minutes and is available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/erg/emergency-response-guidebook-erg.
Info relating to the release of the 2020 ERG can be found at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/erg/erg-2020
Here in Hawaii we are working a jiont project with the Navy constructing new Magazines. We were asked a question about a buildings requirements. We answered using the requirements of DA PAM 385-64. USACE came back and stated: "The vriteria laid out in DA Pam 385-64 is no longer valid. SDW are not approved for new contsruction using the criteria of the DA Pam." If we do not use the DA Pam, what do we use, and what will licenses and inspections be based on.......Thanx, Ted
When processing residue documents through SAAS that contain expended lunch tubes (CX01), are the expended tubes required to be brought to record or does the document simply gets cleared through document reconciliation? My questions arised from reading DA Pam 700-16 para 10-32 and from expended CAT I items guidance used prior to SCP 11. Thanks!
Current publications state we must put that indivuals have been screened IAW AR 190-11 in the 1687 remarks block. Should we now put AR 190-13 due to ALARACT 062/2019? What say you?
I am currently working on the requirements for the Army Safety Explosives Level 2 certificate. One of the required courses for this is the online AMMO-100 Explosive Safety Site Planning Process (DAC Course 4E-F25_431-F9 (DL)) course. To register for this course, I went to the DACTES website, which directed me to the ATRRS site. After registering, I was directed to the ALMS site. However, on ALMS, there is only a Letter of Instruction (LOI), the Exam, and a Survey. I can't seem to find the actual course content. Can anyone assist me with this? Thank you!
We have a set of earth covered magazines with high humidity.
I would like to hear about what systems others are using to mechanically dehumidify their ECMs. Informartion on the systems that are set up on the outside of the bunker, with piping going through the barrel of the magazine, portable dehumifier units and other systems would be greatly appreciated.
Changes to AESIP Portal o/a Jan 6, 2020.
The AESIP Portal URL (https://aesip.army.mil/irj/portal) will no longer be directly accessible to AESIP Hub applicatons. Redirected link will be to the Army Enterprise Portal URL (https://enterprise.armyerp.army.mil).
Artillery units have been removing pre-fuzed rounds and replacing them with a different model fuze. This practice is prohibited at unit level maintenance and could cause serious injuries.
DODIC C454 and C479 are the most common fuzed cartridges consumed in training.TM 9-1300-251-20&P Lists remove and installation of a fuze that has been pre-fuzed to the projectile as a Depot level maintenance task. Maintenance Allocation Chart for Artillery Ammunition (pg B-17 of TM9-1300-251-20&P )
Group Number: 0304Component/Assembly: b. Nose FuzeMaintenance Function: Remove/InstallMaintenance Level: DepotWhen the unit looks at the Chart, I am sure that they will comment that component/assemblynose Fuze allows for removing and installing of the fuze at the operator or crew maintenance level but component/assemblya nose Fuze does not apply to the pre-fuzed cartridges. C454, M60 Smoke WP rounds are fuzed at the time of manufacture. Units are not authorized to remove fuzes from prefuzed rounds There are two safety rationale for units not removing the fuzes from the pre-fuzed cartridges in the field: 1. The fuzes are staked to prevent any movement of the fuze during transportation for safety purposes. If the round is unfuzed the cartridge is not safe to transport because the original fuze is not installed, and the cartridge is not being transported in the appropriate packaging configuration. 2. Pre-fuzed rounds are torqued to the round more from the manufacture than when a soldier installs them in the field. Removal of a fuze in the field will require more torque causing damage to the fuze, and a possibility of booster breaking off in the fuze well of the round resulting in both the projectile and the fuze becoming unserviceable and an explosive hazard.
My unit is looking at using a brass deformer
IAW the DAP 385-64
Safety Site Planning
(13) Establishes or designates locations for equipment (such as, brass deformers) used to process spent cartridge cases, range residue, and so forth
Question: If the brass is already Certified and verified explosive free, as it would be going to DLA, why would the unit need a DDESB safety site plan?
Is there a regualtion that states the Approver on DA Form 1687 can not receive ammunition from the ASP?
Prior to 1967 the “front” sector of an Earth-Covered Magazines (ECM) was measured from the center of the headwall. Magazines were constructed based on this assumption.
Now, the front exposure arc originates inside the magazine, intersecting at the Headwall & sidewall (the arc is widened). Now the canted magazines have a Side to Front exposure by a thin margin.
This increases the inter-magazine (IMD) distance required, increases the required K factor, thus requiring drastically reduced storage limits in some cases.
What are your thoughts?
All ammo operations require an SOP, the NEW must be listed in the SOP. Is it stated anywhere that the Bay NEW limits must match the NEW on the SOP?
Is there a regulation that states aircrafts cannot fly over ammunition?
Not an ammunition technical question, but it is the operatiojns realm and some of you may have dealt with this before. If AMC-R-350-4 calls for a Contracting Officer Representative to attend Ammo-65 (DOD Contractor's Explosives Safety Standards) and DAC farms this couse out to a civilian company, are there channels for AMC to pay the tuition, or refund the tution ($2000.00) to the local command.
It just seems odd to me the AMC would require a GS civilian to have a course not offered by DAC, it is hard enough for Commands to find the funds to support the TDY. Thanx, Ted
I provide contractor support to AFLCMC. We are in the early stages of a new AF missile acquisition. My question is, How and to whom do we get the drawings to for the purposes of developing the 19-48? Can someone familiarize me with the process. I see the other legacy Air-to-Air missiles listed. Any info would be appreciated.
Several of my customers have asked about their OIP low marks in Ammo. I dug this thing up from my 12 years as an Ammo Manager and Master Gunner. I never failed an inspection with this. Hope this helps someone else out there.Ammo Cradle to Grave Documents._Page_1.jpg
DA PAM 700-16, para. 12-15a, states DA Form 4949 is used on all ammo, missiles and explosive items along with applicable MFDRs.
Is a DA Form 4949 the only form required for expenditure of operational load items? Or do I also need to complete a DA Form 5692-R when consuming items such as AT-4s and C-4, which are CIIC I, II for operational load purposes?
Additionally, appendix F, para. F-4c, states items in Table
F-2 with a "T" will require additional documentation.
So which forms do I need to complete when expending CIIC I and II items for operational load purposes?
Many times in my career I have faced a situation where unit's want to know what I have on hand for CL V. I will typically tell that individual that my asset status report is sensitive in nature and that I am not allowed to give that information out unless it is to give my commander situational awareness of what is available. I am aware that as an Accountable Officer, I am obligated to report my on hand to echelons above me as it relates to CL V.
Is there anywhere in writing where it states who I am allowed to give my asset status report to or is there anywhere that states that I do not have to give my asset status report to another individual or unit besides my commander? I would like to have a regulation to back me up because most will challenge myself or anyone in an AO position that decides not to reveal that information.
IAW with AIN 014-19
Recovery of the FRTR is not designed or intended to be recovered. Question is what happens when these rounds are fired into a temporary impact area.
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