SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
If available, use a sallee closer (see
RPSTL) to open or resecure wire-
The yellow-tagged safety plug is a short-
bound box loops. If a sallee closer
ing device for the kit's electro-explosive
or a screwdriver and pliers are not
initiators and must be in place when
available, use the screwdriver blade
working in the area of an assembled kit
of a cap crimper. DO NOT CUT the
wire hops or use crimper as a pliers.
or when a rocket motor is being handled.
The safety plug must be removed prior to
b. Inspect the barrier bag for rips or holes.
(1) If the barrier bag appears intact and dam-
age to its contents appears unlikely, do not open
the barrier bag. Repair or replace the container
in accordance with the procedures in paragraph
3-4, repack as required and place kit in storage
I f the safety plug is lost or
missing, a safety plug (the
(2) If the barrier bag is ripped or torn or if
original or one from previously
damage to the contents seems likely, open the bag
f i r e d kit) should be installed
and remove the kit and demolition circuit wooden
as soon as possible. Do not
subpack from the container. Set the wooden sub-
handle a kit without a safety
pack aside and unpack the kit components only
plug any more than necessary.
to the extent necessary to determine the extent
Do not transport a kit without
of damage. Use the applicable procedures of par-
a safety plug any long distances.
(a) Inspect the unopened wooden subpack
and kit components. If they are undamaged, re-
pair or replace the bag and/or container, repack
When kit is unpacked assure that yellow-tagged
as required in accordance with the applicable pro-
safety plug is in place on rocket motor.
cedures of paragraph 2-11d. Place kit in the stor-
(b) If the demolition circuit wooden subpack
When the kit is received, conduct an inspection to
is damaged or if damage to the contents is sus-
determine if it has been damaged. Figure 3-1
pected, open the subpack and inspect the demo-
lition circuit without opening the plastic bag.
shows the general inspection flow chart. Deter-
Open the bag only if damage cannot be deter-
mine if there is serious damage (total penetration,
mined or if repair is necessary.
structural collapse, etc.) to the shipping con-
1. If the circuit is not damaged, repair the
tainer. If there is no serious damage and damage
box as required, repack and tape the cover closed.
to the contents is unlikely, do not open the kit.
Set the subpack aside for repacking in the kit con-
Place the kit in the storage area. If the container
is seriously damaged, proceed as follows:
2. If the circuit is damaged, open the plas-
a. Break the car seal holding wire twist lock (or
tic bag (if not previously opened) and repair in
hasp) on the shipping container and remove the
car seal. Unfasten the wire loops (or hasps) hold-
accordance with the procedures in paragraph 3-7.
ing the top of the container closed and open the
Place the required circuit in the plastic bag and
tape the bag shut. Place the bag into the box and