2.3152 = 2.32
The first digit dropped is 5 fol-
2.3252 = 2.33
lowed by other than zeroes-add
Storage space for ammunition items
1 to the preceding digit.
(Class V) covered by specific
2.3160 = 2.32
The first digit dropped is
2.3260 = 2.33
greater than 5-add 1 to the
A storage environment identified by one
preceding digit regardless of
of the codes is not necessary. See
any succeeding digits.
AR 740-1, chapter 6, section III, for
e. Condition Coding. Based on evaluation, lots or
items shall be assigned appropriate condition codes as
explained in AR 725-50.
Enter the condition codes in Part I, Block 21b and 21c, of
When the Type Storage Code (TSC) in the
DA Form 984, 1 June 1980. See paragraph 2-9a(1),
AMDF is different than shown in appendix A,
Part I (v) and (w) of this bulletin.
the TSC in the AMDF will be used.
Surveillance Test and Measuring Equipment.
2-7. Evaluation. a. Serviceability Based on Sampling
a. Availability and Adequacy. Determine the availability
Inspection. A lot shall be classified as serviceable
and adequacy of all test and measuring equipment
provided no critical defect is observed and the number of
required to perform the examinations and tests required
major, minor, or test defectives does not exceed the
by this bulletin. If test or measuring equipment is
number allowed in the sampling plan for the item.
unavailable or inadequate, report such within 30 days to
b. Serviceability on Unit Basis Inspection. An
the Commander, US Army Armament, Munitions and
item inspected on a unit basis, or subjected to 100
Chemical Command, ATTN: DRSMC-QAE-B (R), Rock
percent inspection, is serviceable if the following criteria
Island, IL 61299.
b. Calibration. Calibrate the test and measuring
(1) No defects are observed.
equipment at established intervals in accordance with the
(2) All requirements for test or analysis are
applicable technical bulletin, technical manual, or
In the event that adequate
(3) All units have been modified to existing
calibration procedures are not included in these
Modification Work Orders (MWO's).
documents, request the proper calibration procedure
c. Special Instructions. In addition to criteria for
from the organization responsible for design or supply of
evaluation contained in this paragraph, special criteria for
the test equipment. Establish a calibration system for
certain items or groups of items are provided, when
the calibration of inspection measuring gages and test
necessary, in the applicable appendixes of this bulletin.
equipment to the requirements of AR 750-25. The
d. Procedure for Rounding Off.
records and reports required in calibration of army
requirements, when stated, indicate the number of
equipment are described in TM 38-750.
significant digits to be retained, i.e., the last figure or
decimal place to be reported. The procedure given
2-9. Reports and Reporting. Report inspections and
below is to be used in rounding off observed or
tests made using this bulletin to the commands
calculated values for the purpose of evaluation.
designated in the following subparagraphs. Report on
(1) When the first digit dropped is less than 5,
the designated forms.
the preceding digit is not changed. When the first digit
dropped is greater than 5, or 5 and some succeeding
(1) Munitions Surveillance Report (DA Form
digit is not zero, the preceding digit is increased by 1.
984, 1 Jun 80). Use this form to record and report the
When the first digit dropped is 5, and there are no
results of all examinations and tests when conducting
succeeding digits or all succeeding digits are zero, add 1
prestorage inspection, initial receipt inspection, cyclical
to the preceding digit if it is odd and leave it unchanged if
inspection, or pre-issue inspection.
it is even.
(2) Examples when rounding to two decimal
This form may also be used for special
2.3142 = 2.31
The first digit dropped is less
2.3249 = 2.32
than 5-leave preceding digit
inspection when so directed by higher
unchanged regardless of any
· Form Instructions ·
2.3150 = 2.32
The first digit dropped is exactly
Descriptive Data of Ammunition Represented
2.3250 = 2.32
5, or 5 followed by zeroes-add
1 to the preceding digit if it is
odd and leave it unchanged if
it is even.