ARMY - DA PAM 385-64
AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES SAFETY STANDARDS
|Publication Date:||15 December 1999|
Purpose. This pamphlet explains the Army's safety criteria and standards for operations involving ammunition and explosives prescribed by AR 385-64, for the United States Army, GOCO facilities, and contractor operations on Government property.
Applicability. The provisions of this pamphlet apply to all Army installations and activities, the Army National Guard (ARNG), the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR), Government-owned, contractor-operated (GOCO) facilities, and contractor operations on Government property. Ammunition and explosives under U.S. title, even though stored in a host country, remain the responsibility of the U.S. commander. Storage must conform with Army standards for explosives safety unless the use of other criteria (such as North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) or host nation has been agreed to or is mandatory. A copy of all agreement documents will be provided major Army commands (MACOMs) involved and two will be sent to the Director, U.S. Army Technical Center for Explosives Safety (USATCES). A copy of all agreements will also be made a permanent part of the real property records. Provisions of this pamphlet apply in wartime, peacetime, and in contingency situations.