Arms Control, Munitions Lifecycle and HAZMAT Policy Development

Arms Control, Munitions Lifecycle, and HAZMAT Policy

  • The integration and overlap of rules, regulations, and licensing for arms by federal, state, and/or local authorities;
  • How the U.S. Government and state/local authorities regulate the shipment and storage of HAZMAT, especially Arms, Ammunition and Explosives (AA&E);
  • How the US military develops munitions lifecycle plans.
    DTRA and Department of Transportation Disaster Response
  • How the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulates the transport of HAZMAT, weapons, ammunition;
  • How the Department of Transportation develops and updates policy;
  • The Department of Transportation’s role in domestic disaster response and gain an understanding of responsibilities at the Local, State, and national Level;
  • An overview/ discussion on CBRN treaties and international organizations with oversight of CBRN production and transfer.
    Acquisition, Technology and Logistics: Munitions policy/Travel
  • How the U.S. develops munitions acquisition plans for all services;
  • The manufacture of munitions contracted and supervised;
  • How the Department of Defense manages transport, storage, and disposal of munitions.

ATF and MD legislature / Domestic Arms Control focus

  • Federal oversight for personal ammunition and firearms and how those rules, regulations, and licensing, are coordinated through the interagency process and/or with local authorities;
  • The ATF's role in enforcing federal or state laws, and how that compliments or overlaps with local law enforcement;
  • The challenges of gun control from the state perspective.

Project summary

Arms Control, Munitions Lifecycle and HAZMAT Policy Development | March 2015
Number of Visitors: 3
Regions: Near East and North Africa
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Impact Areas: Security and Defense
Program Areas: Global Leadership
Partners: NGOs