Critical Task: 03-4020.02-0001
This lesson contains a review of military publications. It covers publication numbering, general
publication formatting, and how to determine what type of information a publication provides.
Terminal Learning Objective
When you have completed this lesson, you should be able to select the Army
publications that contain the information you need to perform your duties as an
ammunition officer. You should also know the meanings of the different letters and
numbers used to identify various Army publications.
You will be given an overview of military publication numbering and formatting. This
overview includes extracts from Army regulations (ARs), technical manuals (TMs), field
manuals (FMs), supply catalogs (SCs), technical bulletins (TBs), supply bulletins (SBs),
storage drawings, and BOE Tariff Number 6000-E.
You will understand publication terms and numbering systems. You will be able to
identify the appropriate publication from which to obtain required information. You will
be required to answer questions in the examination at the end of this subcourse with 70
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following publications:
BOE Tariff Number 6000-E.
Ammunition storage drawings.