(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-
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 .
oil or grease as appropriate.
Prior to storage, perform the next scheduled
major preventive maintenance service (month-
Place a piece of barrier material
g. Auxiliary Equipment and Basic Issue
between desiccant bags and metal
Items. Process auxiliary and basic issue items
simultaneously with the Recovery Vehicle to
which they are assigned. If possible, store
auxiliary and basic issue items with the Re-
Air circulation under draped
covery Vehicle. If stored apart from the
covers reduces deterioration from
covery Vehicle, mark auxiliary and basic
moisture and heat.
items with tags indicating the Recovery
cle, its registration or serial number and
(4) Sunlight, heat, moisture (humidity),
tion, and store in protective type closures. In
and dirt tend to accelerate deterioration. In-
addition, place a tag or list indicating the
stall all covers (including vehicle protection
location of the removed items in a conspic-
closures) authorized for the equipment. Close
uous place on the Recovery Vehicle.
and secure all openings except those required
for venting and draining. Seal openings to
h. Corrections of Shortcomings and Defi-
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
Lubrication. Lubricate equipment IAW
drainage. Support cover away from Recovery
Vehicle surfaces which may rust, rot, or
the applicable LO or technical manual. Retract
hydraulic systems linkage and coat exposed
portion of shafts with grease.
CARE OF EQUIPMENT IN AD-
j. G e n e r a l C l e a n i n g , P a i n t i n g , a n d P r e s e r -0
a. M a i n t e n a n c e S e r v i c e s . A f t e r e q u i p m e n t
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,
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.