The appropriate technical references.
The office, typed name, signature, and title of each person who must concur.
The commander's approval.
The index of operations contains the following information:
The operation number.
The site where the operation is conducted.
The exact location of the operation.
The total explosive limits.
A brief description of the work to be done.
The operations format contains the following information:
The operation to be performed.
The number of rounds and the weight of explosives required.
The number of personnel required to perform the operation.
The procedural details of the work to be done (under Description of Operation).
Specific instructions are located opposite the step in the operation description to which they apply. They may
include quality characteristics, specific safety equipment or clothing required, safety precautions to be taken,
and technical instructions pertaining to task accomplishment.
Special requirements or instructions that apply to one operation only, or to one particular step of an operation.
Equipment, tools, gauges, and supplies needed for task accomplishment.
SITE SELECTION AND LAYOUT
The disposal site must be carefully selected, because its location and terrain affect many safety factors. You
should first obtain a map of the area surrounding the ammunition supply point (ASP). The map will provide
information on the following features:
Natural barricades (such as rolling hills).
Whether the prevailing winds will carry sparks or toxic fumes to the ASP or to other inhabited areas.
Where sites can be located at least 732 meters (2,400 feet) from all magazines, inhabited buildings, public
traffic routes, and operating buildings.
After a tentative location or locations have been selected, you must conduct on-site reconnaissance to ensure that
the site or sites meet all requirements. This can best be accomplished by using a DA Form 2203-R (Demolition