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Department of the Army Pamphlet 385–63

Safety

Range Safety

Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC 4 August 2009

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SUMMARY of CHANGE
DA PAM 385–63 Range Safety This administrative revision, dated 4 August 2009-o Clarifies procedures for application, processing, and approval for a Certificate of Risk Acceptance (para 3-9c(6)). Makes administrative changes (throughout).

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Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC 4 August 2009

*Department of the Army Pamphlet 385–63

Safety

Range Safety
traffic safety requirements, these provisions do not apply to development, proof and function test ranges, or laboratories. However, Army Commands, Army Service Component Commands, Direct Reporting Units, and Marine Corps installations having such ranges and laboratories are required to develop and apply alternate standards that are appropriate to the mission and that ensure the preservation of life and property. Proponent and exception authority. The proponent of this pamphlet is the Chief of Staff, Army. The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this pamphlet that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this pamphlet by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity’s senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance. Suggested improvements. Army users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to the Office of the Chief of Staff (DACS–SF), 200 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310–0200. Marine Corps users will submit comments and suggestions for improvements to the Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (C46R), 3300 Russell Road, Quantico, VA 22134–5001. Distribution. This publication is available to Army users in electronic media only and is intended for command levels A, B, C, D, and E for the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve. Publication and distribution to authorized users for Marine Corps commands are indicated in the Table of Allowances for Publications.

History. This publication is an administrative revision. Summary. The Army and Marine Corps will use this pamphlet in conjunction with AR 385–63/MCO 3570.1B, to establish and maintain a comprehensive range safety program. Applicability. The standards and procedures in this pamphlet apply to all personnel and range operations and activities on Army or Marine Corps controlled property or within Army or Marine Corps jurisdiction. The provisions of this pamphlet apply in peacetime and contingency operations and are advisory for actual combat operations. Except for airspace and water

Contents

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Chapter 1 Introduction, page 1 Purpose • 1–1, page 1 References • 1–2, page 1 Explanation of abbreviations and terms • 1–3, page 1 Applicability • 1–4, page 1 Deviations • 1–5, page 1 Installation and unit level Range Safety Program guidelines • 1–6, page 2 Guidelines for range safety certification programs • 1–7, page 7

*This regulation supersedes DA Pam 385–63, dated 10 April 2003.

DA PAM 385–63 • 4 August 2009

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Contents—Continued Chapter 2 Ranges, page 8 Restricting access to impact areas • 2–1, page 8 Posting warning signs and markers • 2–2, page 8 Controlling other range usage • 2–3, page 9 Coordinating use of special use airspace...
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