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PHYSICAL SECURITY INSPECTION REPORT Requirement Control Symbol

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PHYSICAL SECURITY INSPECTION REPORT Requirement Control Symbol

    AFZA-PS-SI

    XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS AND FORT BRAGG

    Fort Bragg, North Carolina 28307-5000

    ARMORER’S AA&E SURVIVAL HANDBOOK

    Guidelines and procedures for the security of

    arms rooms, ammunition and explosives

    Prepared by

    Physical Security Office,

    Security and Intelligence Division

    Public Safety Business Center

    396-9109

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    ARMORER’S AA&E SURVIVAL HANDBOOK

1. PURPOSE

     To provide the armorer the basic guidelines and procedures for security of weapons, arms rooms and protection of ammunition and explosives.

2. GENERAL

    a. The enclosed checklists are not intended to be used in place of

    applicable regulations.

    b. Are only to be used as a guide and quick reference.

    c. May not cover all security requirements for a particular subject area.

    d. Any “No” responses on the enclosed checklists will require corrective

    action to be in compliance with regulations and guidance.

3. ARMS ROOM INSPECTION DEFINITIONS

    a. Major Deficiencies:

    (1) Structural deficiencies not covered by a valid waiver or exception.

    (2) Loss of accountability of weapons/ammunition.

    (3) Loss of accountability of arms room keys.

    (4) Storing ammunition in the arms room without proper authorization.

    (5) Failure to meet the requirement for continuous surveillance of the

    arms room by guard, duty personnel, or protection by IDS.

    (6) A recurring deficiency when corrective action is within the means

    of the unit.

    (7) Any deficiency that constitutes a major breech of arms room

    security (includes administrative errors that ultimately affect the

    security/accountability of arms, ammunition, and explosives (AA&E).

    b. Minor Deficiencies: Regulatory deficiencies noted in all other areas not

    covered in paragraph 3a above.

    c. Observation: A condition (where regulatory guidance is nonexistent or is

    unclear) which constitutes a weakness in the security system.

    d. Comment: Describes conditions/actions which affect the overall security

     mission, e.g. description of waivers/exceptions and the fact that

     compensatory measures were fully implemented by the unit.

    e. Arms Room Inspection Ratings:

    (1) Arms Rooms will be rated as “Adequate” or “Not Adequate”.

    (2) A rating of “Not Adequate” will be given based on:

    (a) One major deficiency.

    (b) Five or more minor deficiencies which require immediate

    command attention to initiate corrective actions.

    (c) Any recurring deficiency from a previous inspection that was

    correctable at unit level.

    NOTE: When a unit receives an unsatisfactory rating on their physical security inspection, a reinspection will be conducted within 6 months IAW para 2-6a(4),

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    AR 190-11 (Ch 1). Inspection reports will be retained on file by the unit until the next inspection.

ARMORER’S AA&E SURVIVAL HANDBOOK

CONSTRUCTION CHECKLIST

     Not Requirement Yes No Applicable

1. Does the unit have a DA Form 4604-R that is not more than 5 years old posted in the Arms Room indicating the highest category of weapons/ ammunition authorized for storage? Reference para 2-2d, AR 190-11 (Ch 1). ____ ____ ____ 2. If deficiencies are listed on the DA Form 4604-R, are compensatory measures being taken until the deficiencies are corrected? Reference para 2-4, AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 3. Has a request for waiver or an exception been submitted for uncorrectable deficiencies noted on a physical security inspection, and is one on file in the Arms Room? Reference para 2-4, AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 4. Is the Arms Room provided with security lighting? Reference para 4-2d, AR 190-11 (Ch 1). ____ ____ ____ 5. Are switches for exterior lights installed so that they are not accessible to unauthorized individuals? Reference para 4-2d(4), AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 6. Are exterior security lights covered with mesh screen or vandal resistant lenses that will prevent their being broken? Reference para 4-2d(5) ____ ____ ____ 7. If the arms room is equipped with double door protection, is the least secure door secured with secondary padlocks or deadbolts? Para 4-2e(1), AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 8. Are the door hinges of the fixed pin security type or equivalent? Reference para G-1,d(3), App G, AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 9. Are exposed hinge pins pinned, spot-welded, or otherwise secured to prevent removal? Reference para 4-2a and para 1d(3), App G, AR 190-11 (Ch 1) ____ ____ ____ 10. Are the bars or steel mesh that protects windows and openings embedded in the structure of the building or welded to a steel frame that is securely attached to the wall with the fastening inaccessible from the exterior? Reference para 1e, App G, AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 11. Are high security padlocks used with high security hasps to secure the Arms Room door? Reference para 4-2e(1), AR 190-11 ____ ____ ____

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ARMORER’S AA&E SURVIVAL HANDBOOK (Con’t)

CONSTRUCTION (Con’t)

     Not Requirement Yes No Applicable

NOTE: On a double door system, the high security padlock and hasp will be on the most secure door. The most secure door will normally be the one meeting the specifications in para G-1, Appendix G, AR 190-11. Secondary padlocks with a hardened steel shackle may be used to secure the other door. 12. Are weapons stored in the Arms Room secured in standard racks or locally fabricated racks that are certified by the local engineer and is the certificate filed in the Arms Room? Reference para 4-2c(3), AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 13. Are all weapons racks and containers secured to prevent removal of AA&E, and locked with approved secondary padlocks? Reference para 4-2c(2) and (3), AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 14. Are weapons racks and ammunition containers that weigh less than 500 pounds (empty) fastened to the walls or floors, or are they chained together in groups totaling more than 500 pounds? Reference para 4-2c(2), AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 15. Are the chains heavy duty, hardened steel, galvanized of at least 5/16 inch thickness? Reference para 4-2c(2), AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ 16. Are “Restricted Area” signs posted near the entrance on the outer wall of the Arms Room, at eye level. Reference para 4-15, AR 190-11. ____ ____ ____ </