SHIPMENT, LIMITED STORAGE, AND DEMOLITION
TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
10-1. Disassembly of Test Setup
Prepare the test facilities set for shipment or limited
storage as follows:
For short-haul travel or domestic
a. Remove all power from the associated IFF set.
shipment the transit case may be
b. Remove all cables and items connected to the
shipped without repacking.
oversea shipment or long-haul travel,
c. Gather all other items (not in use at time of
Check all items against the list of
components for the test facilities set (para 1-7), to insure
d. Store the components in the transit case and
Humidity indicator ................. Per MS-20003 .....................
applicable canvas bags. Cables stored in the transit
Desiccant.............................. Per MIL-D-3464...................
Carton (350 No. DW)
case should be coiled neatly and placed such that the
connectors will not bind the cable wire when the cable
compartment holddown cover is closed. After the cables
b. Packaging. After the components of the test
are placed in position, tighten the tiedown straps, making
facilities set have been placed into their allocated
certain that all of the connectors are held firmly. Close
containers, perform the following:
the cable holddown cover, depress and turn the three
(1) Place two desiccant bags and one spot
fasteners to hold the cover in place. Complete stowage
humidity indicator inside of each case. Close the transit
by placing the rest of components into cartons and bags
allocated for them.
(2) Secure the warning label to the top of the
Repackaging for Shipment and Limited
(3) Open the vent valve on the front of the
The exact procedure for repacking depends on the
(4) Wrap the transit cases in polyethylene
material available and the conditions under which the
equipment is to be shipped or stored. Adapt the outline
(5) Place the transit cases, wrapped in
below as required. The information concerning the
polyethylend, in the carton. Seal the carton.
original packaging (figs. 2-1 and 2-2) will also be helpful.
(6) Mark the carton in accordance with
a. Material Requirements. The following materials
are required for packaging the test failities set. For stock
c. Shipment. There are no special requirements for
numbers of the materials, consult SB 38-100.
shipment of the test facilities set once it has been
packaged. The test facilities set when packaged weighs
approximately 659 pounds.
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
10-3. Authority for Demolition
10-4. Methods of Destruction
The demolition procedures given in paragraph 10-4 will
The tactical situation and time available will determine
be used to prevent the enemy from using or salvaging
the method to be used when destruction of equipment is
this equipment. Demolition of the equipment will be
ordered. In most cases, it is preferable to completely
accomplished only upon the order of the commander.
demolish some portions of