GSA approved Class 5 weapons containers are authorized for storage of small amounts of Risk Category II, III, and IV Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E).
They are manufactured in accordance with Federal Specification
There is also a Class 5-W drawer-type weapons container approved and labeled specifically for weapons storage in accordance with Federal Specification
GSA approved weapons containers are not approved for storage of classified information.
All new GSA approved weapons containers must use an
FF-L-2937 mechanical lock for the storage of AA&E.
Existing GSA approved weapons containers may continue to use an
Group 1 mechanical combination lock for the storage of AA&E.
If the existing UL 768, Group 1 lock fails, or requires replacement, it must be replaced with a lock meeting FF-L-2937.
These containers are available with either a pullout rifle cart, with a capacity of 32 rifles, or weapon drawers having dividers for storage of up to 360 weapons.
There are also different configurations available for a combination of rifles and handguns.
Review the Federal Qualified Products List
to see which manufacturers' products meet federal specifications for weapons containers.
Please note that per
ISOO Notice 2014-02,
ALL "GSA Approved" security containers and vault doors MUST BE PROCURED through GSA Global Supply. Click on the Ordering Info tab for more information.
The procedure to order a drawer head for a Class 5-W drawer-type weapons container is to contact the government sales rep for the manufacturers listed in the
"Container Manufacturers" table on Ordering Info page.
Click the Ordering Info tab for drawer head replacements and weapons container procurement information.