AR 385-64 PDF

*This pamphlet supersedes DA Pam –64, dated 15 December This edition publishes a rapid action revision of DA Pam – This pamphlet explains the Army’s safety criteria and standards for operations involving ammunition and explosives prescribed by AR , for the United. Department of the Army Pamphlet DA PAM Ammunition and Explosives Safety Standards Rapid Action Revision (RAR): 10 October [United States.

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Operators, supervisors, maintenance, and safety personnel are key to ensuring a safe MHE operating environment. It is the initial report by the soldier who found the UXO that supplies the information needed to task resources and prioritize the UXO response.

Becoming familiar with the Army’s general safety policies for ammunition and explosives and related operations see AR and DA Pam In peacetime, leaders learn to assess risks during training exercises.

All soldiers must remember that munitions are designed to kill, maim, injure, and destroy.


We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Conforming to these requirements ensures that safe distances are maintained between all munitions. Containers designed ra skids may be pushed or pulled for positioning, unless otherwise marked on the container. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the command or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent.


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Ammunition and explosives under US title, even when stored in or by a host country, are the responsibility of the US commander. Such plans encourage personnel assigned to emergency response teams to remain proficient in individual and team duties.

AR 385-64 U.S. Army Explosives Safety Program

Many publications contain procedures and standards that may be used in developing reliable and useful SOPs for munitions operations. However, after careful evaluation of the mission, a certain amount of risk can be taken in combat and SASO that would be unacceptable in peacetime operations.

Weights used can be built locally, or a calibrated load indicator, a dynamometer, or any item of the proper weight may be used.

The following rules will be observed: Sustainability in the Textile Industry. Munitions Handling Book. The proponent has delegated approval authority to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. All operations must be supervised properly 38-64 ensure that safety precautions are observed and enforced.

Don’t strike munitions with the MHE. Command guidance and SOPs from higher headquarters. Don’t tamper, disassemble, or alter any munitions item unless authorized. Deviations from lifting procedures must be approved in writing.


FM Chptr7 Munitions Safety

Main Battle Tanks Military-Today. October 27, ISBN: Higher headquarters may assemble a team to investigate the incident. Practical Bomb Scene Investigation. Personnel must assume that operators cannot see them and stay clear of the areas where MHE is in operation.

Enter Your Email Address. Facility Manager’s Maintenance Handbook. Reduce transportation distances whenever possible.

Reviews regulations and TMs and recommends procedures for increasing safety in unit operations, as well as in operations involving receipt, handling, storage, transport, and issue of munitions.

Inspect forklifts and cranes prior to use. Maintenance officers are responsible for ensuring that MHE is properly inspected, tested, and maintained, and that only qualified personnel operate this equipment. Only approved electrical equipment will be used. To Be a Military Sniper. Implement controls that are effective in eliminating hazards and reducing risks.

Reactions include avoiding the hazard, if possible, and marking and reporting it.