SHIPMENT/MOVEMENT AND STORAGE
Section I. SHIPMENT/MOVEMENT
a. Provide adequate protection for land mines during
AVOID IMPROPER HANDLING - IT
MAY PROVE HAZARDOUS TO PERSON-
b. Assure that mines will not be damaged, contaminated
SAFETY OF MATERIALS.
or otherwise degraded so that their usefulness becomes
impaired or that they become dangerous.
(1) Retain materials in their packing until issued.
(2) Do not roll, drop, throw, or subject boxes to rough
The following information appears on the outer pack:
Blocking and bracing must be adequate to
withstand sudden stops and starts, as well as
a. Department of Transportation (DOT) shipping class
b. National Stock Number (NSN) and Department of
Defense Identification Code (DODIC).
(1) Block and brace packages being transported in
trucks, jeeps, and other tactical vehicles.
d. Gross weight of packing container and contents.
(2) If packing is broken or damaged but munitions
remain serviceable, restore or replace packing by using
e. Cubical displacement of packing container.
acceptable packing material. Assure that all markings (e.g.,
lot number, nomenclature, NSN, etc.) are transferred to new
f. Date manufactured.
g. Descriptive nomenclature of packed item.
h. Storage temperature limit (if nonstandard).
Section II. STORAGE
between cover and items. Keep cover at least 6 inches from
pile on ends and at sides to permit circulation of air.
a. Select level, well drained sites free from readily ignit-
c. Temporarily store unserviceable items in segregated
able and flammable materials.
area for inspection and repacking.
b. Provide nonflammable or fire-resistant overhead cov-
ers (e.g. tarpaulin) for all items. Maintain overhead covers