D E F I N I T I O N O F ADMINISTRATIVE
e. S t o r a g e
(2) Removal of rust and damaged paint
by scraping, wire brushing, sanding, or buff-
ing is not authorized on armament compo-
(3) Establish a fire plan and provide
adequate firefighting equipment and per-
(3) After cleaning and drying, imme-
diately coat unpainted metal surfaces with
f. M a i n t e n a n c e S e r v i c e s a n d I n s p e c t i o n .
Prior to storage, perform the next scheduled
oil or grease as appropriate.
major preventive maintenance service (month-
g. A u x i l i a r y
Place a piece of barrier material
Items. Process auxiliary and basic issue items
between desiccant bags and metal
simultaneously with the Recovery Vehicle to
which they are assigned. If possible, store
auxiliary and basic issue items with the Re-
circulation under draped
covery Vehicle. If stored apart from the Re-
covers reduces deterioration from
covery Vehicle, mark auxiliary and basic issue
moisture and heat.
items with tags indicating the Recovery Vehi-
cle, its registration or serial number and loca-
tion, and store in protective type closures. In
a n d dirt tend to accelerate deterioration. In-
addition, place a tag or list indicating the
location of the removed items in a conspic-
stall all covers (including vehicle protection
uous place on the Recovery Vehicle.
closures) authorized for the equipment. Close
and secure all openings except those required
for venting and draining. Seal openings to
prevent the entry of rain, snow, or dust. In-
ciencies. Correct all shortcomings and defi-
sert desiccant when complete seal is required.
ciencies prior to storage, or obtain a defer-
Place equipment and provide blocking or
ment from the approving authority.
framing to allow for ventilation and water
drainage. Support cover away from Recovery
Vehicle surfaces which may rust, rot, or
applicable technical manual. Retract hydraulic
systems linkage and coat exposed portion of
shafts with grease.
2-103. CARE OF EQUIPMENT IN AD-
j. G e n e r a l
Maintenance Services. After equipment
has been placed in administrative storage,
suspend all regularly scheduled preventive
Do not direct water or steam
maintenance services and inspect and exer-
under pressure against air clean-
cise as specified herein. Do not reduce
ers, air duct outlets, exhaust out-
Prescribed Load List. See DA PAM 738-750
lets, unsealed electrical systems,
and DA PAM 750-35.
fire control instruments, uphols-
tery, or any exterior opening
which will damage a component.
(1) Clean the equipment of dirt, grease,
and other contaminants IAW this manual.