10.6 Earth-Covered Magazines (barricaded). Earth-covered
magazines which are
that the earth-covered sides or backs are toward each other, or the front of one magazine with a
door barricade is toward an earth-covered side, back, or barricaded front of another magazine.
10.7 Earth-Covered Magazines (unbarricaded). Earth-covered magazines which are so
located that the front of one magazine without a door barricade is toward an earth-covered side or
back of another magazine.
10.8 Standard Igloo Magazine. An earth-covered, reinforced concrete, arch-type magazine,
with or without a separate door barricade, constructed according to approved standard service
10.9 Special-Type Magazines. Includes but are not limited to:
A. Magazines with steel (instead of concrete) arches and steel, wood, or concrete end walls.
B. Earth-covered, reinforced concrete magazines such as Corbetta, dome, or box type.
10.10 Aboveground Magazines. Any type of approved magazine which is not earth covered.
They may be either barricaded or unbarricaded.
10.11 Open Storage. This type of storage is undesirable and should be only an emergency
expedient when authorized by the controlling authority.
SECTION IV. STORAGE PLAN
10.12 Preparation and Maintenance. A storage plan will be prepared and maintained on a
current basis by each establishment storing ammunition. The storage plan should include as a
minimum the following:
A. The quantity and kinds of buildings in which ammunition and explosives are stored.
B. The quantity distance restrictions on each storage building and storage site, loading dock,
holding yards and areas, installation rail classification yards, and ammunition work shops and
SECTION V. WAREHOUSING
Preparation for receipt
and explosives should commence
as it is known that ammunition will be received. Storage compatibility charts or tables, explosive
weight content of the item, and other characteristics of the item being received should be checked
prior to determining the storage location for the item. Within the restrictions mentioned above, a
storage building should be selected to effect maximum utilization of space. When dunnage is
required, a type of dunnage should be selected that will assure stack stability, proper ventilation,
and ease in handling and subsequent rehandling of the item.