Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E)
|Publication Date:||28 February 2014|
PURPOSE. This instruction reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5100.76 (Reference (a)), in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5143.01 (Reference (b)), to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and provide procedures for the formulation of uniform policy, standards, and guidance for the physical security of sensitive conventional AA&E, herein referred to as "AA&E," in the possession or custody of the DoD Components, DoD contractors, and under foreign military sales or security cooperation programs as outlined in Defense Security Cooperation Agency Manual 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 DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
b. Working groups and organizations formed to improve the oversight, management, control, safety, and security of AA&E throughout the DoD logistics chain as addressed in the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) Memorandum (Reference (d)).
c. The procurement, use, shipment, storage, inventory control, disposal by sale, or destruction of AA&E designated as Security Risk Categories (SRC) I-IV, as described and categorized in Reference (h).
d. All DoD contracts for which performance depends on or affords access to DoD AA&E.
e. The protection of AA&E for cooperative research, development agreements, and memorandums of agreement with other research partners and government agencies that involve furnished DoD AA&E.