1-12. Priorities for Destruction of Parts of Military
1-10. Repair Parts. The same priority for destruc-
Technical Equipment. Priorities for destroying parts
tion of repair parts of a major item necessary to render
of chemical weapons and defense equipment are listed
that item inoperable must be given to the destruction of
in Chapter 3 under the special instruction for destruction
similar repair parts in storage areas.
of each item or type of items.
1-11. Cryptographic Equipment and Material.
1-13. Training Equipment and Supplies. Destruc-
The detailed destruction procedures to be followed in
tion of unclassified chemical training equipment and
order to insure the rapid and effective destruction of all
supplies is not required.
types of cryptographic equipment and material shall be
specified in instructions issued by the appropriate com-
munication security authority. SB 725- 1300-1 autho-
rizes specific cryptographic equipment destroyers and
other incendiaries for this purpose.
Section III. DEGREE OF DAMAGE
1-14. Methods of Destruction. Choose methods of
1-16. Associated Classified Documents. Any
classified documents, notes, instructions, or other writ-
destruction which will cause such damage that it will be
ten material pertaining to function, operation, mainte-
impossible to restore the equipment to a usable condi-
nance, or employment including drawings or parts lists,
tion within the combat zone by repair or by cannibaliza-
must be destroyed in a manner to render them useless
to the enemy. SB 725-1300-1 authorizes the M4
1-15. Classified Equipment. Classified equipment
emergency incendiary document destroyer and the M4
incendiary file destroyer for this purpose.
must be destroyed in such a degree as to prevent dupli-
cation by, or revealing means of operation or function to