Within the last years, several cases have led to increased safety requirements for the transportation of arms and ammunition.
The WaffVwV states in § 29 WaffG (Weapons Act):
1. Requirements for safety level 1 (Arms/ ammunition Category A)
2. A transportation by truck is only permitted with usage of a closed container or a closed box body. Additionally, the truck needs to be escorted by armed guards.
Category A incorporates
6.8.1 Forbidden firearms (Category A)
220.127.116.11 War firearms with numbers 29 and 30 on the War Weapons List (Attachment of §1; 1 Law of the control of War firearms)
18.104.22.168 Automatic, self-loading firearms
22.214.171.124 Firearms that are suitable of simulating a different item or that are disguised as everyday objects
126.96.36.199 Pistol- and revolver ammunition with expansive bullets, as well as bullets for this ammunition, with the exception of such for hunting and sporting arms of persons, who are legally allowed to use such arms.
Carriers of the above mentioned arms require a certificate of exemption issued by the Federal Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BKA). This is a prerequisite to receive transfer permission.
We are well prepared for these elevated requirements and are in possession of the certificate of exemption issued by the BKA. Furthermore, we have obtained the license according to §34 a security-guarding act for guarding operations. Specially trained employees possess a firearms license and are therefore able to entirely fulfill the requirements of the Weapons Act for escorting truck transports.
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