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*FM 9-15


Field Manual
No. 9-15
HEADQUARTERS
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 8 May 1996

FM 9-15

EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL SERVICE AND UNIT OPERATIONS

Table of Contents


PREFACE

Chapter 1 - THE EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL CHALLENGE

The Threat

Army Operations Tenets

Combat Power

The EOD Mission

EOD Functions

EOD Organizations and Structures

EOD Limitations

EOD Command and Control

EOD Planning

Chapter 2 - COORDINATED COUNTER-UXO OPERATIONS

Scenarios

EOD Responsibilities

Supported and Supporting Unit Responsibilities

Typical Incident Procedures

Chapter 3 - EOD NBC OPERATIONS, IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICES, AND TECHNICAL INTELLIGENCE

EOD NBC Operations

Improvised Explosive Devices

Technical Intelligence

Chapter 4 - OPERATIONS OTHER THAN WAR

Overview

EOD Role

Command and Control

IED Incidents

Formerly Used Defense Sites

Posse Comitatus Act

EPA and OSHA Considerations in EOD

Chapter 5 - EOD UNIT OPERATIONS

Section I - General Considerations

Force Projection

EOD and Force Projection

Readiness

Training

Response Team Development

METL

Safety

Command Post Setup

Section II - The EOD Response

Accident/Incident Defined

Response Planning

RSP Tactics and Planning

Multiple UXO Response

Chapter 6 - AREA CLEARANCE AND ROBOTICS

Section I - Area Clearance

Definition

Planning Considerations

Response Procedures

Section II - Robotics

Remote Attack Philosophy

Assessment Techniques

Questioning Techniques

Limitations

Chapter 7 - NBC OPERATIONS

Section I - Nuclear Incidents

Overall Responsibilities

EOD Officer Responsibilities

Command Post Setup and Responsibilities

IEP/WP Functions and Responsibilities

ECCS Setup and Operations

Depleted Uranium Incidents

Section II - Chemical and Biological Incidents

Overall Responsibilities

Command Post Setup and Responsibilities

IEP Responsibilities

Work Party Responsibilities

Emergency Personnel Decontamination Station

Appendix A - ORGANIZATION, STRUCTURE, AND MISSIONS OF EOD UNITS

Appendix B - MARKING OF CONTAMINATED OR DANGEROUS LAND

Appendix C - US MUNITIONS

Appendix D - EOD CANDIDATE ACCEPTANCE GUIDE

Appendix E - ACCIDENT/INCIDENT REPORTING

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

BLANK DA FORM 3265-R

AUTHORIZATION LETTER


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

*This publication supersedes FM 9-15, 20 March 1989.



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