SECTION VIII. CARTRIDGE AND PROPELLANT ACTUATED DEVICES
CARTRIDGE AND PROPELLANT ACTUATED DEVICES
a. The following list of item are Class V ammunition items and should be managed in accordance with
chapter 11, DA PAM 710-2-1.
b. Shelf life/Service Life (Retirement Interval) will be in accordance with TB 9-1300-385, MUNITIONS
RESTRICTED OR SUSPENDED. Changes to Shelf and Service life appear in Ammunition Supplemental
Notices between quarterly revisions. This Manual is updated biannually, request for this document will
be referred to Commander, AMCCOM, ATTN: AMSMC-QAS, Rock Island, IL 61299-6000.
c. Shelf life. The total period of time, beginning the date of manufacture/cure/assembly that an item may
remain in the combined wholesale (including manufacture) and retail storage system and still remain
suitable for issue to, and use by end user (shelf life is not to be confused with service life which is a
measurement of anticipated total in-use time).
d. Parts can be removed during the inspection nearest the time before removal is due. Exceptions to this
are in TM 1-1500-328-23.
e. The computed item replacement, installation date, and lot number shall be recorded on DA form
2408-18 for each installed item.
f. Be sure to fill out all forms, records, and worksheets required by DA PAM 738-751 when replacing
g. Unserviceable item shall be tagged with NSN, installation date, removal date, reason for removal, lot
number, helicopter type/model and serial number, and aviation unit designation, and returned to the
supporting ammunition supply activity in the container to transport the replacement item.
h. The listing has four headings:
Name of the part.
Number assigned to the part. Check TM 1-1520-238-23P for part
numbers of replacement parts.
National Stock Number assigned to the part. Reference
Department of Defense Ammunition Code. Indicates type of
Ammunition and Packaging. Ref DOD Ammo Codes HD bk,
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