1-1. PURPOSE AND SCOPE
a. This user manual provides ready references to
An operating procedure, condition,
sources of information, regulations, and technical
etc., which is essential to highlight.
demilitarization/disposal activities utilize and implement
1-2. FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS
the latest guidance and technical knowledge. The
a. General. Responsibility for execution of forms,
contents are intended to supplement existing
records, and reports rests upon the commanders of all
information, regulations, and instructions directed
installations performing demilitarization/ disposal
specifically at demilitarization/disposal operations.
operations. Records, reports, and authorized forms
Requirements and procedures in DMWR's on specific
normally indicate the type, quantity, and condition of
ammunition items will take precedence when in conflict
materiel received, demilitarized, and disposed of.
with those stated in this manual.
b. Authorized Forms.
The forms generally
b. The information, guidance, and references
applicable to units handling subject materiel are listed in
pertain to excess, unserviceable or obsolete
appendix A. Refer to TM 38-750 and TM 38-750-1 for
conventional munitions and explosives.
instructions on use and completion of these forms. For
Group A Agents and certain Chemical Group B Agents,
a current listing of all forms, refer to DA Pam 310-1
including blood agents CG and BZ, are excluded from
the provisions of this manual.
c. Field Report of Accidents. Accidents involving
injury to personnel or damage to materiel will be
c. The requirements of this manual apply to
reported on DA Form 285, in accordance with AR 385-
Military Installations or Facilities, and Joint Military
Civilian Activities which are responsible for the
d. Report of Damaged or Improper Shipment. All
demilitarization/disposal of Conventional Ammunition.
They will be followed except where the provisions of the
shipments of munitions received in damaged or
host country are applicable.
otherwise unsatisfactory condition, because of
deficiencies in preservation, packaging, marking,
d. Warnings, cautions, and notes which appear in
loading, storage, or handling will be reported on SF 364
this manual are defined as follows:
in accordance with AR 735-11-2. Reports of damaged
discrepancies are to be reported on SF 361 in
accordance with AR 55-38.
PRACTICE, ETC., WHICH IF NOT
e. Fires. A fire report will be prepared on all fires,
CORRECTLY FOLLOWED, COULD
or explosions followed by fires, which result in injury,
RESULT IN INJURY TO PERSONNEL
loss of life, or property damage (repair or replacement
OR LOSS OF LIFE.
cost of $100 or more) at all DA installations. Property
includes Army equipment, materials, structures, plants,
systems, timber or grassland, or other property. Motor
vehicles or aircraft damaged while in use are excepted
PRACTICE, ETC., WHICH IF NOT
from this report. For further information, refer to AR
420-90. Reports of fire, or explosion followed by fire,
RESULT IN DAMAGE TO, OR
DESTRUCTION OF, EQUIPMENT.
to the reports specified in AR 38540.