NAVSEA OP 3565/NAVAIR 16-1-529 (REV. 16) (VOL. 2), TECHNICAL MANUAL: ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION HAZARDS - HAZARDS TO ORDNANCE (HERO) (01 JUN 2007)
NAVSEA OP 3565/NAVAIR 16-1-529 (REV. 16) (VOL. 2), TECHNICAL MANUAL: ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION HAZARDS - HAZARDS TO ORDNANCE (HERO) (01 JUN 2007)., The purpose of this volume is to prescribe operating procedures and precautions to prevent
initiation of electrically initiated devices (EID's) in ordnance from electromagnetic radiation
2. This manual supersedes NAVSEA OP 3565/NAVAIR 16-1-529 Volume 2 Fifteenth
Revision, dated 1 August 2006, which should be destroyed.
3. This volume provides technical guidance to assist commanding officers in carrying out their
responsibilities for safety from a radio frequency hazards standpoint. The procedures and
precautions prescribed herein apply in every instance within the Naval establishment (ships and
shore stations) where an electrically-initiated explosive item is exposed to radio frequency fields
of potentially hazardous frequency and intensity. Operational commanders may waive
compliance with any provision, when essential, under emergency conditions. When
noncompliance with restrictions contained herein is essential, emergency procedures are
provided in order to explain and minimize the risks involved.