ARMY - AR 75-1
Malfunctions Involving Ammunition and Explosives
|Publication Date:||9 February 2017|
This regulation prescribes policies, responsibilities, and procedures for reporting malfunctions of ammunition and explosives (AE) (also referred to as Department of Defense (DOD)) military munitions or Class V; and when addressing commercial or foreign munitions, as munitions) and for conducting subsequent Department of the Army (DA) investigations. This regulation also applies to standard and nonstandard munitions including commercial and foreign munitions that DA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 (DCS, G-3/5/7) approved for use by U.S. Forces, including such munitions as: 1) used with developmental or experimental ammunition, for example, a charge used to propel experimental projectiles; 2) issued for comparison purposes during research, developmental, or test phases of new items; 3) used for seating, warming, spotting, or other purposes during testing and; 4) being evaluated for lot acceptance purposes or for fly-to-buy contracts (guided missiles and large rockets only). This regulation does not include developmental or experimental ammunition.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve unless otherwise stated.