Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,741,889 articles and books

Get your M24 repaired.



Because the M24 sniper weapon system The M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System) is the military and police version of the Remington 700 rifle, M24 being the model name assigned by the United States Army after adoption as their standard sniper rifle in 1988. It is also used by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF).  is such a precise weapon, repairing it is very precise. That means almost anything that needs fixing must be fixed by Remington Arms, the manufacturer.

So how do you get it to Remington?

Begin by asking your installation accountable property officer to prepare a DD Form 1348 using a document identifier code (DIC DIC diffuse intravascular coagulation; disseminated intravascular coagulation.

DIC
abbr.
disseminated intravascular coagulation


Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) 
) FTE (report of excess) and AOE (requisition with exception data), which are covered by Chap 7 of AR 725-50, Requisition, Receipt, and Issue System.

The exception data should include the M24's serial number, the FTE document number, and a point of contact, including a commercial or DSN phone number.

TACOM-Rock Island will respond with an FTR (reply to report of excess) that will direct you to ship the M24 to Remington. Remington will return the repaired weapon to you using the document number from the AOE.

If you're OCONUS OCONUS Outside the Continental United States
OCONUS Outside Contiguous United States
 and don't have access to US registered mail, TACOM-RI TACOM-RI Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command - Rock Island Arsenal (US Army)  will direct you to send the M24 to Anniston Army Depot Anniston Army Depot (ANAD) is a major United States Army facility fulfilling various depot operations. Primary missions are the repair of tracked vehicles and storage of chemical weapons (Anniston Chemical Activity). The depot is located in Anniston, Alabama. , which will ship it to Remington.

The FTE and AOE can be phoned into TACOM-RI at (309) 782-2774/DSN 793-2774 or faxed to (309) 782-2640/DSN 793-2640 or emailed to: bynumj@ria.army.mil

For more info, contact George Riley, (309) 782-3843/DSN 793-3843, or Doug Carlstrom, (309) 782-2361/DSN 793-2361, or your local TACOM-RI logistics assistance representative.
COPYRIGHT 2006 PS Magazine
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2006, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PS, the Preventive Maintenance Monthly
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jun 1, 2006
Words:226
Previous Article:Is dry firing bad?
Next Article:A better way to stop runaways.
Topics:



Related Articles
Big deals in short.
Basics of binoc care.
What you can use on your weapon.
Army trying to catch up with demand for gear.
Saving gas, saving the day: Eaton's "Superturbo" has almost all the hallmarks of a comic book super hero.
Turn in old masks.
Replace RFI items through supply.
The whole wheel deal.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters