SHIPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE AND
DEMOLITION TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS
adequate protection to the items during
shipment and administrative storage and/
a. Responsibility. When shipping the
or the subsequent interval prior to use.
t e s t e r , the unit commander will be re-
c. Marking. All materiel will be marked
sponsible for shipping the materiel, in-
in accordance with TM 9-200.
cluding all tools and equipment, adequately
processed, packaged, and packed to pro-
tect it from damage until it reaches the
70. Administrative Storage
echelon of maintenance for required re-
pairs; or, in the case of troop movement,
(1) Unit commanders may, with the
reaches its destination in a serviceable
a p p r o v a l of major commanders,
place the tester in administrative
b. Army Shipping Documents. Prepare
storage or return to supply agen-
all army shipping documents in accordance
cies equipment that is beyond the
with AR 725-50.
maintenance capability of the unit.
c. Preparation for Shipment. When the
Tester must be stored in the most
t e s t e r is removed from administrative
favorable location available, pre-
storage for shipment it need not be re-
ferably one which affords protec-
processed unless inspection reveals it to
t i o n from exposure to elements
be inadequately preserved or when it is
necessary because of anticipated in-
(2) All testers in administrative stor-
t r a n s i t weather or shipping conditions.
age must be maintained so they will
be ready for immediate use and/or
turbed except as necessary to insure that
ready for shipment.
the tester is complete and serviceable. If
stricted to a period of 90 days and
r e s t o r e d prior to shipment.
must not be extended unless the
tester is reprocessed.
69. Preservation, Packaging, Packing,
b. Storage Procedures.
and Marking Instructions
(1) P e r f o r m a quarterly preventive-
maintenance (PM) service on the
a. Preservation and Packaging. P r e -
tester. This maintenance will con-
servation of the tester must be sufficient
sist of inspecting, cleaning, serv-
icing, and preserving, as required,
damage during shipment and administra-
and will also include minor repair
tive storage and/or the subsequent inter-
parts replacement (if required) not
val prior to use. Under no condition will
requiring highly technical skills,
tools and equipment with critical surfaces
or expensive, complicated, or
be packaged without benefit of sufficient
bulky test equipment or tools.
preservation to assure adequate protection
(2) P r o v i d e access to the tester to
(TM 9-200). Preservation and packaging
permit inspection, servicing, and
must be compatible with end use require-
removal from storage.
(3) M a r k the tester "Administrative
b. Packing. Packed items must be ac-
Storage" (by use of tags or other
ceptable to the carrier, while affording