26 November 2002
CURRICULUM OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 4.17:
Weapons Handling, Storage, and
Transportation at Advanced Bases
Lecture with handouts
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction, the student
will describe the regulations, requirements, and
responsibilities for conventional weapons handling
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
State the three specific types of information that must
be posted conspicuously on the inside door of each
magazine or other building containing ammunition.
State the main concern when storing ammunition and
State why ammunition storage and handling facilities at
advanced bases should be subdivided into areas
corresponding to the ordnance functions.
State how captured enemy ammunition is stored at an
advanced base ammunition storing and handling facility.
State within how many feet of an ammunition storage area
smoking is allowed.
State what is considered the greatest single danger in
an ammunition storage area at an advanced base.
Identify the considerations when establishing ammunition
storage sites at advanced bases.
State the policy regarding quantity-distance
requirements as they apply to advanced bases.