Safeguarding Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E)
|Publication Date:||20 May 2010|
PURPOSE. This Instruction reissues DoD Instruction 5100.76 (Reference (a)), in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5143.01 (Reference (b)), to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for the formulation of worldwide uniform policy, standards, and guidance for the physical security of conventional AA&E in the possession or custody of the DoD Components, and under Foreign Military Sales or Security Cooperation Programs as outlined in DoD 5105.38-M (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (herein referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. Working groups and organizations formed to improve the oversight, management, control, safety, and security of conventional AA&E throughout the DoD logistics chain as addressed in the DoD Strategic Plan for the Distribution of AA&E (Reference (d)).
c. The procurement, use, shipment, storage, inventory control, disposal by sale, or destruction of conventional AA&E.
d. All DoD contracts for which performance depends on or affords access to DoD conventional AA&E.
e. The protection of AA&E for cooperative research and development agreements and memorandums of agreement with other research partners and Government agencies that involve furnished DoD conventional AA&E.