loading checklists, shipboard loading/downloading of
device/family. Therefore, a signature is required for
close-in weapons system (CIWS), and NATO Sea
each line entry. Collective signatures are not au-
Sparrow systems as listed in applicable maintenance
requirement cards (MRC). Includes functions such as
the installation of mechanical bomb fuses, arming
Certification Board Member Signature. Signature
wires, electrical/mechanical connections, installing
of the certification board member who either actually
bands on LUU-2 flares, MK-58 marine location
observed or verified that another board member
markers (MLMs), and rack/launcher cartridges.
observed the individual being certified performing the
task under consideration. A signature is required for
Arm/De-Arm. Applies to those procedures
each line entry. Collective signatures are not authorized.
contained in the arm/de-arm section of the applicable
NAVAIR loading manuals/checklist and NAVSEA
Board Chairman Signature. Signature of the
MRCs, which place an explosives/explosive device or
CO/OIC, cognizant department head, ordnance
system in an armed or safe condition. This does not
handling officer (0110), carrier air group (CAG) gunner
include the installation of cartridge-activated
or Naval Airborne Weapons Maintenance Unit One
device/propellant-actuated device (CAD/PAD) in seats
(NAWMU-1) executive officer (designator 636X)
to place them in an armed condition. Arm/de-arm as it
designated to act as board chairman. Signature and date
pertains to aircraft egress systems is covered in
may be collective, if desired.
Validation date. Date certification is effective. Date
Install/Remove. Physical act of installing/removing
may be collective. Date will be in day/month/year format.
all items listed in the family group aircraft egress
Recertification. After review of on-the-job training
systems and aircraft cable cutters, aircraft fire
(OJT), lectures, other documented training, and
extinguisher cartridges and non-aircraft support
physical exams, recertification may be accomplished
cartridges/cartridge actuated devices.
using the space provided. Once the individual, the
Testing. Physical act of conducting a test on
board member, and the board chairman sign and date
components. Built-in-test (BIT), programming,
the form, recertification shall be valid for 1 year (365
reprogramming, and presetting are included in this
days). Line items not requiring recertification shall be
work task code.
deleted by making a single line through the entire line
entry. The board chairman shall initial and date the
Explosive Device. All combat and non-combat
deletion on the right hand border.
tools, instruments, implements, or mechanisms that use
explosives for operation.
Corrections. Corrections shall be made with a
single line through the entire line entry. The board
Explosive Driver. A driver of a motorized vehicle
chairman shall initial the deletion line in the right hand
who has a valid USN license stamped "Explosive
border of each line deleted. At this point, initiate an
Driver." Possesses a valid explosive driver's physical
entire new corrected line.
certificate and is trained to operate and inspect for
safety and security of both the motor vehicle and the
Decertification. The Qual/Cert form requires a
explosives/explosive devices being transported.
diagonal line made in red ink, signed and dated by the
individual and the board chairman, for revocation of
certification for cause.
or mechanical mixture which, when subjected to heat,
impact, friction, detonation, or other suitable initiation,
Delays. Newly assigned personnel should be
undergoes a very rapid chemical change with the
certified within three months (90 days) of the
evolution of large volumes of highly heated gases
demonstrated proficiency dates.
which exert pressure in the surrounding medium. This
Fa m i l y G ro u p s . F a m i l y g r o u p s a r e
term applies to all materials that either detonate or
explosives/explosive devices with similar characteris-
CO/OIC (commanding officer/officer-in-charge)
Certification Levels. Only list the highest cer-
Signature. Indicates the signature of the person filling
tification level applicable; i.e., QA entry automatically
this billet. This billet will not be delegated.
covers team leader (TL), individual (I), team member
Individual Signature. Signature of person being
(TM); TL entry covers I, TM; I entry covers TM.
certified. Signing acknowledges certification level and