United States government safe and vault door specifications

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General Services Administration-approved safes and vaults are certified high-security safes and vault doors for military and embassy applications. Each vault door under this specification meets stringent criteria and has passed the qualification tests and inspections performed at a Government test facility for the General Services Administration.[1]

Requirements[edit]

The protection levels certified above applies only to the door and not to the vault proper.[2]

Class 5-V[edit]

A United States Government Class 5-V vault door, which has been tested and approved by the Government under Fed. Spec. AA-D-600D, affords the following security protection:

  • 20 man-hours against surreptitious entry.
  • 30 man-minutes against covert entry.
  • 10 man-minutes against forced entry.

Class 5-A[edit]

A United States Government Class 5-A vault door, which has been tested and approved by the Government under Fed. Spec. AA-D-600D, affords the following security protection:

  • 30 man-minutes against covert entry.
  • 10 man-minutes against forced entry.

Class 5-B[edit]

A United States Government Class 5-B vault door, which has been tested and approved by the Government under Fed. Spec. AA-D-600D, is ballistic resistant and affords the following security protection:

  • 20 man-hours against surreptitious entry.
  • 30 man-minutes against covert entry.
  • 10 man-minutes against forced entry.

Manufacturers[edit]

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