portion of lading consisting of hazardous material is contained entirely within the freight
container. No open bed container or vehicle is permitted to carry hazardous materials unless it is
equipped with a means of properly securing the lading.
B. Segregation requirements for hazardous materials transported by vessel, in highway
vehicles, railroad vehicles, or freight containers are prescribed in Title 49, Section 176.83 and are
reprinted in Figure 6-4.
C. Segregation requirements aboard ship will be maintained as required by the IMDG Code,
6.30 Military Air Shipments
A. DoD personnel will be involved in the preparation of unitized and palletized loads to be
transported by military air. The following general guidelines apply to such loads:
1. Loads must be stable and secure, consistent with the type of aircraft, pallets, and handling
equipment being used. Installations offering materials for air shipment must assure that loads are
capable of being handled at aerial ports.
2. Unitized loads will be configured to be as stable as single containers.
3. Unitized loads will be configured to provide easy accessibility to individual packages in
case of inflight emergency. Use of fiberboard or plywood side boards is not permitted unless
specifically required by the governing joint regulation, AFJMAN 24-204/TM 38-250/ NAVSUP
PUB 505/MCO P4030.19/DLAM 4145.3, Preparing Hazardous Materials for Military Air
4. Containerized loads (CONEX, MILVAN, etc.) are not to be stowed on aircraft unless they
are accessible during flight in case of an in-flight incident.
5. All hazardous materials must be accompanied by a Shippers Declaration for Dangerous
Goods form signed by an individual who has been properly trained and designated to certify
hazardous materials shipments.
B. Loading and Storage Segregation requirements are shown in attachment 18 of AFJMAN 24-
204/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19F/ DLAM 4145.3 and reprinted in Figure 6-
SECTION IX. DOCUMENTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SHIPMENTS
6.31 DOT Requirements
A. Except as otherwise provided in Title 49 CFR, subpart C, each person who offers hazardous
materials for transportation shall describe the materials on the shipping paper in the manner
required in Title 49 CFR, subpart C. For purposes of this section, the shipping paper is the
Government Bill of Lading (GBL), SF 1103. The GBL will be prepared as follows: