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*FM 4-30.13

Field Manual
No. 4-30.13
Headquarters
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 1 March 2001

 

FM 4-30.13

AMMUNITION HANDBOOK:
TACTICS, TECHNIQUES, AND PROCEDURES FOR MUNITIONS HANDLERS

 

Table of Contents


  PREFACE
 
Chapter 1 TACTICAL UNIT OPERATIONS
  Strategic, Operational, and Tactical Functions
  Theater Structure
  Munitions Support
  Organization for Ammunition Support
  Tactical Movement Operations
  Summary
 
Chapter 2 PLANNING COMBAT AND STABILITY AND SUPPORT OPERATIONS
  Defining Combat and SASO Missions
  Class V Support Operations
  Transition to Combat/SASO
  Post-Combat/SASO Transition
  Summary
 
Chapter 3 MUNITIONS SUPPLY PROCEDURES
  Receipt
  Turn-Ins
  Issues
  Shipments
  Summary
 
Chapter 4 DIVISION AMMUNITION OFFICE AND AMMUNITION TRANSFER POINT
  Division Ammunition Office
  Ammunition Transfer Point
  Munitions-Related Functions
  Echelons Above Division
  DAO and ATP Operations
  Summary
 
Chapter 5 MUNITIONS SUPPORT IN AN NBC ENVIRONMENT
  Overview
  Nuclear Weapons
  Biological Weapons
  Chemical Weapons
  NBC Defensive Fundamentals
  NBC Contamination
  Decontamination Concepts
  Summary
 
Chapter 6 STANDARD ARMY AMMUNITION SYSTEM-MODERNIZATION
  Overview
  Operating Environment
  SAAS Area Functions
  System Performance
  Required Hardware
  Required Software
  Contingencies
  Problem Reports
  Summary
 
Chapter 7 MUNITIONS SAFETY
  Safety Levels
  Risk Assessment and Management
  Accident and Incident Control Plan
  Reporting Munitions Malfunctions
  Summary
 
Chapter 8 FIRE PROTECTION, PREVENTION, AND SAFETY AWARENESS
  Fire Protection Program
  Fire Prevention Components
  Fire Hazards and Symbols
  Chemical Hazards and Symbols
  Responding to Munitions Fires
  Summary
 
Chapter 9 MUNITIONS STORAGE PROCEDURES
  Overview
  Ammunition Storage Activities
  Storage Safety Principles
  Site Selection
  Storage Area Planning
  Rewarehousing Munitions
  Night Operations
  Summary
 
Chapter 10 MUNITIONS MAINTENANCE AND SURVEILLANCE OPERATIONS
  Maintenance Planning
  Maintenance Operations
  Surveillance Operations
  Safety
  Summary
 
Chapter 11 EMERGENCY DESTRUCT OPERATIONS
  Operations Objectives
  Methods of Destruction
  Summary
 
Chapter 12 CAPTURED ENEMY AMMUNITION
  Historical Perspective
  TECHINT Mission
  Unit Responsibilities
  Capture and Reporting Procedures
  TECHINT Reporting Procedures
  Procedures for Moving CEA
  CMEC Processing of CEA
  Management and Disposal of CEA
  Summary
 
Appendix A AMMUNITION BASIC LOAD
Appendix B GUIDANCE FOR COMMANDERS
Appendix C FORECASTING AND MANAGING TRAINING AMMUNITION
Appendix D BRASS CONVERSION
Appendix E AMMUNITION CONDITION CODES
Appendix F AMMUNITION IDENTIFICATION
Appendix G MOVEMENT CONTROL AND TYPES OF TRANSPORT
Appendix H HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION
Appendix I STORAGE COMPATIBILITY GROUPS
Appendix J FORWARD ARMING AND REFUELING POINTS
Appendix K SLING LOAD OPERATIONS
 
  GLOSSARY
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
  AUTHENTICATION

 

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

 

* This publication supersedes FM 9-13, 4 November 1986, and FM 8, 2 July 1993.



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