BRIDGE ERECTION BOAT (BEB)
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
To ensure that the boat is ready for operation at all times, inspect it systematically
for defects. Correct all defects discovered during operation of the boat as soon as it
has completed its mission. Stop any operation which would damage the boat. Record
deficiencies and corrective action taken on DA form 2404, Equipment Inspection and
Maintenance Worksheet or DA Form 5988-E Equipment Maintenance and
Inspection Worksheet (Automated) ITEM NUM column.
A permanent record of services, repairs, and modifications is required. Refer to DA
PAM 750-8 for information about the forms and records that are used to record boat
CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS AND PRECAUTIONS
Cleaning is a during and after operation service performed by operators to maintain
boat readiness. Boat must be kept as clean as possible, depending on the available
cleaning equipment and materials and tactical situation.
General Cleaning Precautions
Perform all cleaning procedures in well-ventilated areas.
Wear protective gloves, clothing, and respiratory equipment when using caustic,
toxic, or flammable cleaning materials.
Never use diesel fuel or gasoline for cleaning.
A fire extinguisher must be readily available during all cleaning operations using
flammable cleaning materials.
Do not allow cleaning materials to come in contact with rub rails or anything
Do not allow corrosion-removing cleaning materials to contact painted surfaces.
Do not steam-clean surfaces.
Do not use steam or high-pressure air to clean engine compartment or jet drive.