Retail Ammunition Distribution System
The retail ammunition distribution system includes all supply and transportation activities necessary to
provide ammunition support to the using units within the TO. See Figure 13. This system is OCONUS
based and is managed by the theater commander. Ammunition support includes all activities at the
TSA, CSA, ASPs, and ATPs. FM 9-6 provides detailed information about the conventional and
Figure 13. Flow of ammunition within the theater of operations.
Standard Army Ammunition System
SAAS is a multicommand management information system that integrates Class V management and
reporting data from the ammunition storage location to the theater Army materiel management center
(TAMMC). See Figure 14. SAAS is a computerized Class V stock control process designed to provide
management information for conventional ammunition and guided missile and large rockets (GMLRs)
and their components (repair parts) and packaging materials. Each SAAS subsystem is tailored to the
peculiar requirements of the organizational level where it is used.
The SAAS level 1/3 (SAAS-1/3) subsystem located at the TAMMC supports the theater or MACOM by
providing summary stock status information on total theater assets to include the following.
Quantities on hand by Department of Defense identification code (DODIC), condition code, and