Figure 1-10. Extract of TM 38-250, Table 4-1.
Since this catalog is issued in microfiche only, a microfiche reader is required. SB 708-4 is divided into
eight parts as follows:
Part I, Introduction, describes the catalog's contents and lists tables of codes used in
Part II lists ammunition items sequentially by NSN. This section provides an index number that
is used to locate ammunition items in other parts of the catalog.
Part III lists ammunition items alphabetically. This section provides the Department of Defense
identification code (DODIC), NSN, and index number.
Part IV lists ammunition items alphanumerically. This section also provides the DODIC, NSN,
and index number.
Part V lists ammunition items sequentially by index number. This section provides drawing
Part VI lists ammunition items sequentially by index number. This section provides the unit of
issue and the unit price.
Part VII lists ammunition items sequentially by index number. This section provides packaging
drawing numbers, net explosive weights (NEWs), quantities per shipping container, and
shipping container weights and dimensions.
Part VIII also lists ammunition items sequentially by index number. This section provides hazard
classes and divisions, storage compatibility codes, and DOT codes.
SB 742-1, Ammunition Surveillance Procedures, dated 12 November 1990, encompasses conventional
and chemical munitions, improved conventional munitions (ICM), nuclear weapons, small and large
rockets, guided missiles, and research and development stocks in storage. Use of this publication is
mandatory for each DA activity that has a receipt, storage, issue, maintenance, disposal, surveillance,
or test mission for ammunition. This includes ammunition supply points (ASPs), basic load storage
areas, ammunition plants, and proving grounds.