ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
5-1. Common Tools
5-2. Special Tools and Equipment
Obtain standard and commonly used tools and equip-
ment having general application to the control unit
No special tools and equipment are required for
maintenance instructions contained in this chapter
organizational maintenance of the control unit.
using authorized procedures.
Section II. REPAINTING AND REFINISHING INSTRUCTIONS
The control unit metal surfaces are primed with zinc
chromate primer, specification number MIL-P-8585,
and finished with gray vinyl paint, Federal Standard
Metal surfaces of the control unit are painted with a
595 color chip 26492. Use only these paints for paint
very durable undercoat and finish paint. Under nor-
touchup and repainting. Refer to SB 11-573, Painting
mal conditions the paint will permanently remain on
and Preservation Supplies Available for Field Use
the surfaces and will require no retouching or re-
for Electronics Command Equipment.
painting. However the paint may become chipped or
worn away from accidental causes, such as being
bumped by a sharp object, or being subjected to abra-
sive damage of various types. If such damage occurs,
Instructions for touchup painting and repainting are
the damaged area should be retouched, or repainted,
contained in TB 746-10, Field Instructions for Paint-
both for appearance and to protect the steel case
ing and Preserving Electronics Command Equip-
from corrosion (such as by salt air atmosphere).
ment. Care of painting equipment is covered in TM 9-
213, Painting Instructions for Field Use.
5-4. Paint to be Used
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
will be noted for future correction to be made as soon as
operation has ceased. Stop operation immediately if a
deficiency is noted during operation which would damage the
The control unit will require a minimum of organizational
Record all deficiencies together with the
maintenance since the J-SIIDS must be kept in continuous
corrective action taken on DA Form 2404.
operation. To insure that it is maintained in a condition to
give peak performance, it must be inspected systematically so
that defects may be discovered and corrected before they
result in false alarms or equipment failure.
Cleaning of the control unit by organizational level personnel
is limited to the exterior surfaces. Use a mild solution of
5-7. Check and Services
warm water and liquid soap to clean enclosure and door.
Insure that no water or foreign matter enters operating mode
The necessary preventive maintenance checks and services
switch and door lock mechanisms. After cleaning rinse parts
to be performed are listed and described in table 5-1. The
with cold water to remove any soap solution and dry
item numbers indicate the sequence of minimum inspection
requirements. Defects discovered during operation of the unit