Ammunition Handbook

 

Publication Title:                   Ammunition Handbook
Publication/revision date:    01 MAR 2001
Field Manual:                        FM 4-30.13
   Supersedes:                      FM 9-13 (04 NOV 1986) & FM 9-38 (02 JUL 1993)
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

Contents:
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
 

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