ARMY - AR 75-1
Malfunctions Involving Ammunition and Explosives
|Publication Date:||4 November 2008|
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. During mobilization the proponent may modify chapters and policies contained in this regulation.
This regulation prescribes policies, responsibilities, and procedures for reporting malfunctions of ammunition and explosives and for conducting subsequent Department of the Army (DA) investigations.
This regulation also covers standard items-
Used with developmental or experimental ammunition, for example, a charge used to propel experimental projectiles.
When issued for comparison purposes during research, developmental, or test phases of new items.
When used for seating, warming, spotting, or other purposes during testing.
When 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.