Army command Radiation Material Control Points
PURPOSE. This section provides life cycle
b. Maintain overall National Inventory Control
controls for the Campbell Pacific Nuclear Model MC-1
Point (NICP) functions by managing the tester as a major
Nuclear Method Tester, NSN 6635-01-0306896. Areas of
responsibility are then identified and assigned for
c. Provide coordination for tester disposal in
personnel involved in the life cycle program.
accordance with AR 385-11.
SCOPE. These safety procedures apply to
NICP ITEM MANAGER. Areas of responsibility
and all other installations, activities and units covered
a. Account for each tester by serial number.
under the conditions of the Nuclear Regulatory
b. Issue testers to specific units, based upon
Commission (NRC) license issued to the US Army Tank-
plans developed individually, or together, by the Chief of
Automotive Command (TACOM). Areas of involvement
Engineers and the Commander, TRADOC.
include procurement, storage, possession, shipment,
c. Ensure that the consignee for the initial issue
transfer, operation, use and disposition of the tester.
of the tester is the commander of the specific unit (see b
above). Under no circumstances shall the consignee be
LICENSE. NRC license number 21-01222-05
the Property Book Officer (PBO), Director of Industrial
has been issued to TACOM. This license authorizes
Operations (DIO), or the Transportation Officer (TO).
TACOM to purchase, use, and store the tester.
d. Ensure that all requests are channeled
Conditions of the license permit the tester to be issued
through the using units RMCP, and that the requests
throughout the Army without specific licenses being
contain certificates and appointing orders on the using
issued to individual users. The license also states how
Command Local Radiation Protection Officer (LRPO),
radioactive material shall be used to measure the
Alternate LRPO and operator. The requests must also
moisture content and density of soils and asphalt. A copy
contain a proposed storage location drawing with
of the license is furnished with each tester. Additional
background readings as per Section IV of TM 5-6635-
copies of the license may be obtained from the
Commander, TACOM, ATTN: AMSTA-CZ.
e. Issue disposition instructions and coordinate
disposal action in accordance with AR 385-11.
f. Request documentation from manufacturer of
applicable Army regulations (AR), technical bulletins (TB)
testers received for overhaul or repair from user unit.
and codes of Federal regulations.
g. Request documentation from manufacturer of
testers in transit to user units.
PROGRAM MANAGER. The Commander,
TACOM, is the program manager. Areas of responsibility
a. Ensure compliance with Section IV of this
manual by monitoring reports of radiation leakage tests,
incidents and equipment improvement. Utilize feedback
reports from logistic assistance teams, inspection teams
and reports from major