ARMY - AR 75-1
MALFUNCTIONS INVOLVING AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES (RCS CSGLD-1961 (MI))
|Publication Date:||23 April 2001|
Purpose. a. This regulation prescribes policies, responsibilities, and procedures for reporting malfunctions of ammunition and explosives and for conducting subsequent Department of the Army (DA) investigations.
b. This regulation also covers standard items-
(1) Used with developmental or experimental ammunition, for example, a charge used to propel experimental projectiles.
(2) When issued for comparison purposes during research, developmental, or test phases of new items.
(3) When used for seating, warning, spotting, or other purposes during testing.
(4) When being evaluated for lot acceptance purposes or for fly-to-buy contracts (guided missiles and large rockets only).
c. This regulation does not include developmental or experimental ammunition.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, members and organizations of the Army National Guard of United States (ARNGUS), including periods when operating in their Army National Guard (ARNG) capacity, and the U.S. Army Reserve. Specifically, it applies to agencies, installations, units, and military assistance advisory groups that work with ammunition items and explosives. This includes conventional ammunition, guided missiles, large rockets, and chemical ammunition. It excludes developmental and experimental ammunition. This publication is required during mobilization.