2-15. Safety and health
(2) Acreage requirements for supporting the largest
maneuver training event should be established by com-
Numerous elements contribute to safety and health on the
paring the largest contiguous acreage with the total required
Each of the following activities or
acreage. The suitability of the area's configuration for the
characteristics should be identified and evaluated in terms of
event also should be determined.
their current and future interface with the installation
(3) The current use of permanently installed training
mission and operation.
facilities. airfields. roads. railroads. and service facilities
a. Air operations. The limitations for both fixed wing
should be identified.
and rotary wing aircraft should be considered. TM 5-
(4) The ability of existing areas to accommodate
803-7 should be consulted for this analysis. which will
additional maneuver training should be evaluated and
establish the average number of monthly flights. largest
potential new areas for maneuvers should be identified.
type of aircraft accommodated, type of airfield, and
All available terrain should be considered for maneuver
condition of runaways and taxiways. Temporary and
areas except environmentally sensitive areas, historic sites,
permanent waivers should be identified and land use
cantonment areas, and munition impact areas. Appropriate
conflicts not covered by waivers within Runway Clear
areas include streams, rivers, or lakes suitable for
Zones, Safety Takeoff Zones, and Accident Potential Zones
construction of fixed and floating bridges and river crossing
should be evaluated. The effect on long-range development
expedients; areas permitting construction of obstacles; or
of approach and departure clearances and height obstructions
areas permitting live fire maneuvers outside the normal
will be clearly established.
impact area (such as in a temporary impact area).
explosive handling operations include holding areas. work