ARMY TM 9-4120-380-14
AIR FORCE TO 35E9-136-21
Section VII. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT.
4 62.1 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 maintenance services and Preventive Maintenance
Checks and Services (PMCS) evaluations should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and
all modification work orders (MWOs) 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.
4.62.2 Intermediate Storage - 46 to 180 Days. Same as administrative storage procedures. No additional special
handling is required other than protection from damage and the elements. Place the air conditioner in a dry, covered
4.62.3 Long-Term or Flyable Storage - Over 180 Days. Same as administrative storage procedures, plus the
Bolt the unit to a skid base, preferably the original used to ship the unit if it has been preserved.
b. Wrap the unit with two layers of heavy plastic sheet or barrier paper.
Tape and strap the wrapping m place.
d. Mark the air conditioner per standard Army, Air Force, or Navy procedures.