223.7200 - Definition
“Arms, ammunition, and explosives (AA&E),” as used in this subpart, means those items within the scope (chapter 1, paragraph B) of DoD 5100.76-M, Physical Security of Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives.

223.7201 - Policy
(a) The requirements of DoD 5100.76-M, Physical Security of Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives, shall be applied to contracts when—
(1) AA&E will be provided to the contractor or subcontractor as Government-furnished property; or
(2) The principal development, production, manufacture, or purchase of AA&E is for DoD use.
(b) The requirements of DoD 5100.76-M need not be applied to contracts when—
(1) The AA&E to be acquired under the contract is a commercial item within the meaning of FAR 2.101; or
(2) The contract will be performed in a Government-owned contractor-operated ammunition production facility. However, if subcontracts issued under such a contract will meet the criteria of paragraph (a) of this section, the requirements of DoD 5100.76-M shall apply.

223.7202 - Preaward responsibilities
When an acquisition involves AA&E, technical or requirements personnel shall specify in the purchase request—
(a) That AA&E is involved; and
(b) Which physical security requirements of DoD 5100.76-M apply.

223.7203 - Contract clause
Use the clause at 252.223-7007, Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives, in all solicitations and contracts to which DoD 5100.76-M applies, in accordance with the policy at 223.7201. Complete paragraph (b) of the clause based on information provided by cognizant technical or requirements personnel.