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Subject: TRAINING POLICY LETTER TRAINING AMMO SAFETY                     

Box ID: BX001418

Unit: 24TH ID     

Parent  Organization: XVIII CORPS 

Folder Title: AMMO                                                                                            

Folder Seq #:        149

Document Number:          5

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Scan Date: 22-MAY-1996







             AFZA-ST                                                  15 OCT 90


             MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

             SUBJECT: TRAINING POLICY LETTER 9X: TRAINING AMMUNITION SAFETY


             1. REF: AR 385-6Z
             2. Purpose: To implement XVII; Airborne Corps policy on
             training ammunition usage.

             3. Due to operational and host r,.at,on concerns, !io permanent
             tmmacl. areas will be des4.unated in Saud4 Arabia. As a result.
             the  following ammunition @ypes will not be fired durina training:

                  -k.
                  4   20mm HE


                  b.  40mm HE/HEDP


                  C.  105mm/155mm/203mm !CM/DPICM


                  d.  155mm ADAM/RAAMS


                  e.  MLRS

             4. Fragmentation hand grenades may  be used during           at a
             dedicated hand arenade ranre, or as  the last event c.-i a fire and
             maneuver range. Troops will not maneuver through @llie hand
             grenade target area. The target area will be cleared by EOD when
             the live fire exercise is complete.

             5. Depleted uranium (DU) tank rounds (105mm and 120mm APDS) will
             Inot be used during training due to environmental and health
             considerations.

             6. CS sell not be used for

             7. The following types of ammunition are extremely sensitive
             once they hats been fired and +ail to e-pl--c!-- (dL:cf):

                  a.  30mm HE

                  b.  All HEAT ammunition, to include:

                      (1) TOW


                      (2) DRAGON


                      (3) LAW


                      (4) AT-4


                      (5) 90mm RR

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Control Fields 17
File Room = may96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-20
Box ID = BX001418
Unit = 24TH ID
Parent Organization = XVIII CORPS
Folder Title = AMMO
Folder Seq # = 149
Subject = TRAINING POLICY LETTER TRAINING AMMO SAFETY
Document Seq # = 5
Document Date = 01-JAN-1980
Scan Date = 22-MAY-1996
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 07-JUN-1996