PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
Select the best available site for administrative storage. Separate stored equipment from equipment in use.
Conspicuously mark area "ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE."
Covered space is preferred.
Open sites should be improved hardstand, if possible. Unimproved sites should be firm, well drained, and
free of excessive vegetation.
Store equipment to provide maximum protection from the elements and to provide access for inspection,
maintenance, and exercising. Anticipate removal or deployment problems and take suitable precautions.
Take into consideration environmental conditions, such as extreme heat or cold, high humidity, blowing
sand or loose debris, soft ground, mud, heavy snows, or any combination thereof, and take
Establish a fire plan and provide for adequate fire fighting equipment and personnel.
If semitrailer will not be used for 10 days or more, tie back gooseneck as specified in (WP 0005).
Maintenance Services and Inspection
Maintenance Services. Prior to storage, perform the next scheduled PMCS.
Inspection. Inspect and approve the equipment prior to storage. Do not place non-mission-capable
equipment in storage.
Correction of Shortcomings and Deficiencies
Correct all shortcomings and deficiencies prior to storage, or obtain a deferment from approving authority.
General Cleaning, Painting, and Preservation
Do not direct water or steam, under pressure, against self, personnel, electrical wires, or
any exterior opening. Failure to comply may result in death or injury to personnel. Seek
medical attention in the event of an injury.
Cleaning. Clean all equipment for dirt, grease, and other contaminants. Refer to this manual. Do not use
vapor degreasing. Remove foreign objects that are wedged in tire treads.