Ammo-14 Ammunition Surveillance (4E-F31/645-F15)

You will receive your Individualized Student Assessment Plan (ISAP) information upon arrival to this class.

Description: Training is provided IAW DoDI 5160.68, AR 690-50, and AR 385-10 to DA Fellows in Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) Functional Community 20 who require technical training in conducting all phases of Ammunition Surveillance Operations. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the conventional ammunition surveillance program, as well as technical training in properly applying regulations, procedures, and documentation to support the Ammunition Surveillance Program, Stockpile Reliability Program, and Propellant Stability Program. Course instruction emphasizes concepts critical to conducting ammunition surveillance tasks as a QASAS including condition codes, defect codes, and inspection standards and criteria, as well as utilizing the Munitions History Program (MHP) to obtain and manage surveillance data.

Length: 10 Weeks

Audience: DA Fellows enrolled in Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) Functional Community-20 as prescribed by AR 690-950.  NOTE: This course is rated an FD3 and is not available to International Military Students.

Required Equipment: Students are required to bring safety shoes, safety glasses, and appropriate outdoor clothing for the hands-on surveillance activities.

Prerequisites: None.

The IACET Standard:  DAC has been approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  In obtaining this accreditation, the Defense Ammunition Center has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. The DAC awards 37.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the course certificate for successful completion of this course.

Course Topics:

  1. Technical Chemical Surety Material
  2. Logistics Review and Technical Assistance Office (LRTAO) Fundamentals
  3. Ammunition Stockpile Reliability Program
  4. Surveillance of Ammunition by Inspection
  5. Ammunition Surveillance Logistics Functions
  6. Propellant Management
  7. Shipping Desk Procedures