Defence ranges safety (JSP 403, volume 1)

Range safety management system to be used for the safe operation, maintenance and use of all MOD ranges.

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Handbook of defence ranges safety: regulations

Handbook of defence ranges safety: guidance


Conditions of release

  1. This information is Crown copyright and the intellectual property rights for this publication belong exclusively to the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

  2. The guidance contained in this JSP relates solely to MOD weapon systems, practises and training procedures. It is not intended to be of general application and the MOD accepts no liability in the event that third parties suffer any loss as result of following any guidance contained herein.

Published 31 August 2011
Last updated 20 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added revised parts 1 and 2.

  2. Amended title, summary and added new/replacement documents in the form of directive and guidance.

  3. First published.