AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
H PREPARING EXPLOSIVES PACKAGED PRIOR TO 1 JANUARY 1990
A27.1. General Requirements. Use this attachment to verify existing packaging which is exempt from UN
specification packaging requirements according to Paragraph 1.7.2. The methods of packaging described in this
attachment were authorized by 49CFR and in effect on 31 December 1989.
- See Attachment 17 for certification requirements.
- Use Proper Shipping Names identified in Table A4.1 in place of DOT names described in this attachment.
- See Attachment 5 for special and general handling instructions.
- Comply with Attachment 24 for ammunition or explosives which are packed in freon for safety during
movement or which contain toxic substances previously described as a Class A Poison.
- Unstable, condemned, or deteriorated explosives will not be shipped by military air. Unserviceable
explosives may be shipped if otherwise safe for transportation.
- See Attachments 14 and 15 for marking and labeling requirements.
- Shipping Papers must be annotated, Government owned goods packaged prior to 1 January 1990.
- Damaged or unserviceable packaging will not be shipped by military air. Repackage explosives according to
current guidance in Attachment 5.
- See Table A27.1 for an explosive or ammunition cross reference. In this table, column 1 contains a list of
explosive/ammunition with column 2 giving the paragraph from AFR 71-4 and column 3 identifying the
paragraph for that item in this manual.
- See Table A27.2 for DOT/Military specification container cross reference.
Table A27.1. Explosive/Ammunition Cross Reference.
Name of Explosive or Ammunition
Actuating Cartridges, Explosive, Fire Extinguisher or Actuating
Cartridge, Explosive, Valve
Ammunition for Cannon (with Empty Projectiles; with Inert Loaded
Projectiles; with Solid Projectile; without Projectiles; with Tear Gas
Projectiles, Class B Explosives; with Explosives Projectiles; with Gas
Projectiles; with Illumination Projectiles; with Incendiary Projectiles;
with Smoke Projectiles and with Tear Gas Projectiles, Class A
Ammunition for Small Arms with Incendiary Projectiles and
Ammunition for Small Arms with Explosives Projectiles
Black Powder and Low Explosives
Blasting Agent NOS
Cartridge, Practice Ammunition
Common Fireworks, Signal Flares, Hand Signal Devices, Smoke
Signals, Smoke Candles, Smoke Grenades, Smoke Pots, and Very
Cord, Detonating; Fuse, Mild Detonating, Metal Clad; and Flexible
Linear Shaped Charges, Metal Clad
Detonating, Fuzes, Class C Explosives
Detonating Fuzes, Class A Explosives; Booster, Explosive; Burster,
Explosive and Supplementary Charges, Explosive
Detonating Primers, Class A Explosives and Detonating Primers, Class
Detonators, Class A Explosives and Detonators, Class C Explosives
Explosive Bomb; Explosive Mine; Explosive Projectile; Explosive
Torpedo; Grenade, Hand, Explosive; and Grenade, Rifle, Explosive