1-3. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATER-
1-6. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVE-
M E N T R E C O M M E N D A T I O N S ( E I R ) . If your
IEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE (CONT).
M578 Recovery Vehicle needs improvement,
let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user,
(4) Spare parts and accessories must be
are the only one who can tell us what you
given the same priority as parts installed on
don't like about your equipment. Let us know
why you don't like the design. Put it on an SF
c. M e t h o d s . T o
port). Mail it to us at Commander, U.S. Army
quately and uniformly, all personnel of the
Armament, Munitions and Chemical Com-
unit must know the plan and priority of de-
struction and be trained in the methods of
61299-6000. We will send you a reply.
CORROSION PREVENTION AND
d. R e f e r e n c e s . Read TM 750-244-6 for in-
formation on destruction of mechanical equip-
ment. Read TM 750-244-5-1 for information
a. C o r r o s i o n P r e v e n t i o n a n d C o n t r o l ( C P C )
of Army materiel is a continuing concern. It is
important that any corrosion problems with
1-4. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR
this item be reported so that the problem can
S H I P M E N T . Administrative storage is re-
be corrected and improvements can be made
stricted to 90 days and must not be extend-
to prevent the problem in the future.
ed. Refer to page 2-351 for detailed instruc-
tions on administrative storage.
b. While corrosion is typically associated
with rusting of metals, it can also include
deterioration of other materials such as rubber
1-5. OFFICIAL NOMENCLATURE,
and plastic. Unusual cracking, softening,
NAMES, AND DESIGNATIONS.
swelling, or breaking of these materials may
be a corrosion problem.
Nomenclature Cross-Reference List.
If a corrosion problem is identified, it
can be reported using SF Form 368, Product
Quality Deficiency Report. Use of key words
Cab left door
such as "corrosion," "rust," "deterioration,"
flat catch spring
o r " c r a c k i n g " will assure that the information
is identified as a CPC problem.
Cab right door
flat catch spring
d. The form should be submitted to: Com-
mander, U.S. Army Armament, Munitions and
Ground cable assembly
Chemical Command, ATTN: AMSMC-QAS/
Customer Feedback Center, Rock Island, IL