28 September 1990
This technical manual is an authentication of the manufacturer's commercial literature and
does not conform with the format and the content requirements normally associated with
Army technical manuals.
This technical manual does, however, contain all essential
information required to operate and maintain the equipment.
Approved for public release; distribution Is unlimited.
SUPPLEMENTARY INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL
Maintenance Forms and Records.
Department of the Army forms and Procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those described
by DA Pam 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System.
Reporting Errors and Recommending Improvements.
You can help improve this manual. If you find any mistakes or if you know of a way to improve the
procedures, please let us know.
Mail your letters, DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to
Publications and Blank Forms), or DA Form 2028-2 located in the back of this manual, directly to:
Commander, U.S. Army Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-MCTS, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd.,
St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. A reply will be furnished to you.
Destruction of Army Material to Prevent Enemy Use.
Refer to TM 750-244-3 for instructions covering the destruction of Army Material to prevent enemy use.
1-4. Administrative Storage of Equipment.
a. Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when a
shortage of maintenance effort exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the
time factors as determined by the directing authority. During the storage period appropriate maintenance
records will be kept.
b. Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current preventive maintenance checks and
services should be completed. Shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all modification
work orders (MWO'S) should be applied.
c. Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If
inside storage is not available, trucks, vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.