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*FM 21-16
FMFM 13-8-1


Field Manual No. 21-16
Fleet Marine Force
Manual No. 13-8-1
HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
US MARINE CORPS
Washington, DC, 30 August 1994

FM 21-16

UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE (UXO) PROCEDURES

Table of Contents


UXO WARNINGS

PREFACE

Scope

Training Strategy

User Information

CHAPTER 1 - THE UXO HAZARD

CHAPTER 2 - RECOGNIZE UXO

Projected Ordnance

Thrown Ordnance

Placed Ordnance

CHAPTER 3 - TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION

Mark UXO

CHAPTER 4 - REPORT THE UXO HAZARD

CHAPTER 5 - SELF-EXTRACTION FROM UXO HAZARDS

Immediate Actions

Situational Assessment

Breaching Techniques

APPENDIX A - AMMUNITION COLOR CODES

APPENDIX B - DROPPED ORDNANCE IDENTIFICATION AND NET EXPLOSIVE WEIGHTS

Dispenser

Submunitions

APPENDIX C - PROJECTED ORDNANCE IDENTIFICATION AND NET EXPOSIVE WEIGHTS

Mortars

Rockets

Guided Missiles

Rifle Grenades

APPENDIX D - THROWN ORDNANCE IDENTIFICATION AND NET EXPLOSIVE WEIGHTS

Antitank Grenades

Smoke Grenades

Illumination Grenade

APPENDIX E - PLACED ORDNANCE IDENTIFICATION AND NET EXPLOSIVE WEIGHTS

Antitank Mines

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

AUTHORIZATION LETTER


DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

*This publication supersedes FM 9-16, 30 July 1981.



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