HeadquartersDepartment of the ArmyWashington, DC23 April 2001
Malfunctions Involving Ammunition and Explosives (RCS CSGLD
1961(MI))*Army Regulation 75
Effective 23 May 2001
H i s t o r y .
T h i s p r i n t i n g p u b l i s h e s arevision of this publication.
This regulation sets forth pol-icy, pr oc edures, and responsibil iti es f or
reporting malfunctions involving ammuni-tion and explosives. It provides guidancef o r r e p o r t i n g a m m u n i t i o n m a l f u n c t i o n sand instructions for preparing malfunctionreports.
This regulation applies tothe Active Army, members and organiza-tions of the Army National Guard of theUnited States (ARNGUS), including peri-ods when operating in their Army Na-tional Guard (ARNG) capacity, and the U.S. Army Reserve. Specifically, it appliesto agencies, installations, units, and mili-tary assistance advisory groups that work w i th ammu nitio n items and e xplo s i ves.
Th is inc ludes co nven tio na l a mmu nit ion,
guided missiles, large rockets, and chemi-cal ammunition. It excludes developmen-t a l a n d ex p er im e n t a l a mm u ni t i o n . T h i s
p u b l i c a t i o n i s r e q u i r e d d u r i n gmobilization.
Proponent and exception authority.
The proponent of this regulation is theD e p u t y C h i e f o f S t a f f f o r L o g i s t i c s(DCSLOG). The DCSLOG has the au-
thority to approve exceptions to this regu-lation that are consistent with controllinglaw and regulation. The DCSLOG maydelegate this approval authority, in writ-ing, to a division chief within the propo-nent agency in the grade of colonel or thecivilian equivalent.
Army management control process.
This regulation does not contain manage-ment control provisions.
Su pplementat ion .
Supple menta tion of
this regulation and establishment of com-mand and local forms are prohibited with-o u t p r i o r a p p r o v a l f r o m H e a d q u a r t e r s ,Department of the Army (DALO–AMA),Washington, DC.
Users areinvited to send comments and suggestedimprovements on DA Form 2028 (Recom-m e n d e d C h a n g e s t o P u b l i c a t i o n s a n dBlan k F or m s) dir e c tly t o Hea d qu a rters ,
Department of the Army (DALO–AMA),5 0 0 A r m y P e n t a g o n , W a s h i n g t o n , D C20310–0541.
This publication is availa-ble in electronic media only and is in-tended for command levels A, B, C, D,and E for Active Army, Army NationalG u a r d o f t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s , a n d U . S .Army Reserve.
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Explanation of abbreviations and terms •1–3,
Malfunction investigation and reporting procedures •2–1,
Preparing DA Form 4379 (RCS CSGLD–1961 (MIN)) and DA Form 4379–1 (RCS CSGLD–1961 (MIN)) •2–2,
Notification of defects in ammunition and explosives •2–3,
*This regulation supersedes AR 75–1, 20 August 1993.
AR 75–1 • 23 April 2001i