NAVADMIN 228/10 – Reporting of Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts

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R 121224Z JUL 10
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N4//
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 228/10

SUBJ/IMMEDIATE INSPECTION AND REPORTING OF THE ENHANCED SMALL ARMS PROTECTIVE INSERTS (ESAPI)//

REF/A/MSG/DA WASHINGTON DC DALO-SU/091748Z JUN 10//
NARR/REF A IS THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY MSG DIRECTING AN ARMY-WIDE INSPECTION OF ESAPI PLATES TO IDENTIFY AND TURN-IN SELECTED PLATES MANUFACTURED BY ARMORWORKS.//

RMKS/1. (U) THE PURPOSE OF THIS MESSAGE IS TO DIRECT A NAVY-WIDE INSPECTION OF ESAPI PLATES TO IDENTIFY AND TURN-IN SELECTED PLATES MANUFACTURED BY ARMORWORKS.

2. (U) THE NAVY REQUIRES THE RETURN OF SPECIFIC ESAPI PLATES IN ORDER TO RECEIVE REPLACEMENTS UNDER WARRANTY FROM THE MANUFACTURER. THE ESAPI PLATES REQUESTED FOR RETURN SUCCESSFULLY PASSED BALLISTIC TESTING CRITERIA, BUT DO NOT MEET ALL OF THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS SPECIFIED IN THE CONTRACT. COMMANDERS MUST INSPECT ALL ESAPI PLATES AND TAKE ACTION IAW THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED. THIS IS AN OPNAV DIRECTED ACTION AND SHALL BE COMPLETED NLT 30 JULY 2010.

3. (U) NAVY COMMANDS UTILIZING AND/OR STOCKING ESAPI PLATES ARE
DIRECTED TO INSPECT ALL ESAPI PLATES. REPORT OF INSPECTIONS (NEGATIVE REPORTS REQUIRED) SHOULD BE MADE AS DESCRIBED BELOW. ECHELON 2 COMMANDS SHALL ENSURE ALL SUBORDINATE COMMANDS RECEIVE AND COMPLY WITH THIS NAVADMIN. AFFECTED ESAPI PLATES CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY THE CONTRACT NUMBER (SPM1C1-08-D-1023) WITH ONE OF TWO DESIGN CODES: DD3V2 OR MP2. THE CONTRACT NUMBER AND THE DESIGN CODE ARE LOCATED ON THE ESAPI DATA TAG ON THE BACK OF THE ESAPI PLATE. THE CONTRACT NUMBER IS IN THE UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER OF THE DATA TAG. THE DESIGN CODE IS THE LAST THREE TO FIVE LETTERS/NUMBERS OF THE DATE OF MANUFACTURE (DOM) / LOT NUMBER. NSN’S OF THE AFFECTED LOT FOLLOW:
SIZE NSN
X-SMALL 8470-01-520-7360
SMALL 8470-01-520-7370
MEDIUM 8470-01-520-7373
LARGE 8470-01-520-7385
X-LARGE 8470-01-520-7382

4. (U) MESSAGE ADDEES WILL REPORT VIA EMAIL USING THE FORMAT SPECIFIED
BELOW:
UIC/DODAAC:
POC NAME:
POC EMAIL:
POC PHONE:
INSPECTION PERCENTAGE COMPLETE:
NUMBER OF DEFECTIVE PLATES FOUND:
NUMBER OF DEFECTIVE PLATES AWAITING DISPOSITION LOCATION INSTRUCTIONS:
DEADLINE TO REPORT COMPLETION OF THE INSPECTION TO NAVICP MECHANICSBURG IS 30 JUL 10, WITH WEEKLY STATUS REPORTS UNTIL COMPLETE DUE EACH FRIDAY, BEGINNING 16 JUL 10. EMAIL REPORTS WILL BE SUBMITTED TO THE FOLLOWING NAVICP POC: CINDY HAAS, NAVICP 85412, COMMERCIAL 717-605-2951, DSN 430-2951, E-MAIL: CINDY.HAAS@NAVY.MIL.

5. (U) IF THE ESAPI DATA TAG IS MISSING, CONTACT DEFENSE SUPPLY CENTER PHILADELPHIA (DSCP) FOR FURTHER IDENTIFICATION PROCEDURES. THE DSCP POINT OF CONTACT (POC) IS: DAVE FARRELL, COMMERCIAL 215-737-0568, DSN: 444-0568, E-MAIL: DAVE.FARRELL@DLA.MIL, OR KEVIN FITZPATRICK, E-MAIL KEVIN.FITZPATRICK@DLA.MIL, COMMERCIAL: 215-737-3275, DSN: 444-3275.

6. (U) DISPOSITION INSTRUCTIONS FOR AFFECTED ESAPI PLATES ARE
FORTHCOMING FROM DLA. ONCE RECEIVED, DISPOSITION INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE PROMULGATED TO THE APPROPRIATE COMMANDS VIA EMAIL.

7. (U) SUPPLY ACTIVITIES REPORT VIA SF 368 PQDR TO NAVICP MECHANICSBURG, PA, CODE 85412. DISPOSITION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE IDENTIFIED ESAPI PLATES WILL FOLLOW WHEN AVAILABLE. ALL SUPPLY ACTIVITY ACTION REPORTED VIA SF 368 PQDRS SHOULD INCLUDE: TOTAL NUMBER OF ESAPI’S INSPECTED; TOTAL NUMBER OF DEFECTIVE ESAPI’S IDENTIFIED; AND TOTAL NUMBER OF EXCHANGED ESAPI’S, IF APPLICABLE. THE PREFERRED METHOD OF REPORTING THE SF 368 IS VIA PDREP, CLEARLY INDICATING “SCREENING RESPONSE” IN
BLOCK 22. QUANTITIES SUSPENDED MAY ALSO BE REPORTED VIA EZPQDR AT: HTTPS://PDREP.CSD.DISA.MIL/SPQDR/HOME.DO.

8. (U) TECHNICAL QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS NAVADMIN SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND, POC ED GRAY (NAVSEA05P14), COMMERCIAL: 202-781-5262, DSN: 326-5262, E-MAIL: EDWARD.GRAY1@NAVY.MIL. POLICY QUESTIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS OPERATIONS AND POLICY BRANCH POC CATHY ALEXANDER (OPNAV N413J), COMMERCIAL: 703-604-9948, DSN: 664-9948, E-MAIL:
CATHERINE.ALEXANDER.CTR@NAVY.MIL.

9. RELEASED BY VADM W. R. BURKE, N4.//

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