(2) The above information must also be
a. Materials, tools, and equipment include
accurately reflected on re-marked ammunition
boxes and containers. In addition, the
DOT/UN shipping information must be accu-
rately stenciled on the boxes. The old DOT ship-
ping classes and markings have been replaced
by the UN serial number (code) and proper ship-
ping name. For ammunition boxes shipped
within CONUS, the DOT markings may be
(4) Paint spray outfit or paint brush.
used without updating until the year 2001, but
the UN markings must be on all boxes shipped
OCONUS. Because of these requirements, it is
(5) Flammable liquid safety can.
advisable that all ammunition boxes and con-
(6) Disposable gloves.
tainers being re-marked have the UN markings
added. The UN markings may be placed over
(7) Masking tape.
old markings that have been obliterated (using
the sand paint listed in 4-7a.) or in a vacant
area near the old DOT markings. The new and
the old markings are given in Table 4-2 for all
b. Receive demolition items from rust
standard issue demolition items. The full
requirements for marking ammunition boxes
are given in figure 4-1. Container markings are
Mask areas not to be painted.
similar and the old container markings can be
used as a guide for placement, etc. Full re-
markings may not be required on all items.
d. Place item in painting area.
Such items may have markings "touched-up"
per procedures of TM 9-1375-213-12&P if this
is acceptable to the local Quality Assurance
Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS).
WEAR PAINT SPRAY RESPI-
Stenciling over old markings is quite diffi-
cult because it requires a stencil of identical
size, letter type and s acing as used on the origi-
nal item unless the old markings are completely
Use an upper support to hold bangalore
worn off. Painted demolition items (and contain-
torpedoes in position.
ers) do not have critical outside diameter
measurements like artillery projectiles so add-
ing a fresh coat of olive drab enamel to cover
old, damaged markings will present no prob-
e. Position item securely, exposing maxi-
lems (see repainting instructions, para 4-5).
mum area to be painted. Apply paint
Boxes can be given a coat of the sand, marking
with brush, aerosol spray can, or safety-
obliterating lacquer over the old markings prior
approved paint sprayer. Do not disturb
to remarking to give a clear surface.
wet paint when repositioning item for
painting remaining area. Go on to next
item to allow paint to dry before complet-
(1) Material, tools, and equipment
include the following:
f. Inspect item for complete paint cover-
age. Touch-up and allow to dry thor-
(a) Marking stencil ink
g. Remove masking tape. Transfer item to
(d) Rubber marking outfit or pre-
cut stencil and stencil brush or stencil cutters,
stencil board, and stencil brush.
(1) When re-marking ammunition, the
(e) Work table.
nomenclature, DODIC, and lot number must be