This manual is published for use by personnel to whom the air-
mobile aviation fuel laboratory (NSN 6640-00-902-9711) is issued. It
is intended as a guide for operating and maintaining the utility and
test equipment. The manual provides a description of the laboratory
and equipment and includes operating instructions, general safety
procedures, and operator and organizational maintenance. Appendix A
gives a list of pertinent references; Appendix B gives the components
of end item and basic issue items; Appendix C is a list of abbrev-
iations used in this manual and Appendix D contains the Maintenance
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR).
EIR's can and must be submitted by anyone who is aware of an
unsatisfactory condition with the equipment design or use. It is not
necessary to show a new design or list a better way to perform a
procedure, just simply tell why the design is unfavorable or why a
procedure is difficult. EIR's may be submitted on SF 368 (Quality
Deficiency Report). Instructions for preparing EIR's are provided in
TM 38-750, The Army Maintenance Management System. Mail directly to
Commander Headquarters, U.S. Army Troop Support and Aviation Materiel
Readiness Command, ATTN: DRSTS-MEM, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis,
MO 63120. A reply will be furnished directly to you.
MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS.
Equipment maintenance forms and procedures for their use are
contained in TM 38-750, The Army Maintenance Management System
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE.
a. Demolition of Shelter and Contents. Methods of destruc-
tion should achieve such damage to equipment and repair parts that it
will not be possible to restore the equipment to a usable condition
in the combat zone either by repair or cannibalization.
b. Mechanical Destruction. Using an axe, pick, mattock, sledge
or any other heavy implement, damage all vital elements such as
controls, switches and valves, electric motors and any other major
assemblies and components.