ARMY - AR 750-6
MAINTENANCE OF SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT ARMY EQUIPMENT SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
|Publication Date:||13 October 2006|
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. It applies to all aviation and nonaviation materiel systems and facilities during all phases of the life cycle of systems and facilities. This publication is applicable during full mobilization.
a. Sets the policy and procedures for preparing, issuing, disseminating, tracking, managing, and responding to safety of flight (SOF), safety of use (SOU), aviation safety action (ASA), ground precautionary action (GPA), maintenance action (MA), and maintenance information (MI) messages in accordance with Army Regulation (AR) 750-1.
b. Implements the provisions of AR 385-16 and Department of the Army (DA) Pamphlet (Pam) 385-16 that outline policy and procedures for notifying field commands of equipment safety issues, including recalls, to ensure corrective measures maximize Army readiness, safety, and training.
c. Establishes guidance and authorities for grounding aircraft or deadlining (nonmission capable (NMC)) equipment with subsequent release from a grounding/deadline (NMC) status.
d. Prescribes the Defense Message System (DMS) for all messages and replies using digital signature validation.
e. Establishes the maintenance message process and purpose as a separate parallel notification process.