for shipment of the test facilities set once it has been
approximately 85 pounds.
packaged. The test facilities set when packaged weighs
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
10-3. Authority for Demolition
and incendiary devices. Use these
items only when the need is urgent.
used to prevent the enemy from using or salvaging this
c. Burn. Burn the technical manuals first. Pour
Demolition of the equipment will be
gasoline on the cut cables and smashed printed-circuit
accomplished only upon the order of the commander.
boards and burn them.
10-4. Methods of Destruction
The tactical situation and time available will determine the
method to be used when destruction of equipment is
or to cause maximum damage, before burning, when time
ordered. In most cases, it is preferable to completely
does not permit complete demolition by other means.
demolish some portions of the equipment rather than
Powder charges, fragmentation grenades, or incendiary
partially destroy all the equipment components.
grenades may be used. Incendiary grenades usually are
more effective if destruction of small parts and wiring is
a. Smash. Use sledges, axes, hammers, and any
other heavy tool available to smash the interior of the
transit case, connectors, hybrid attenuator assembly, and
For quick destruction, place as much equipment as
possible in the transit case, place an incendiary grenade
in the unit, quickly close the cover, and get away from the
b. Cut. Use axes, handaxes, machetes, and similar
transit case after the grenade is placed.
tools to cut the cables. Cut all cables in a number of
e. Dispose. Bury or scatter destroyed components
or throw them into nearby waterways. This is particularly
important if a number of components have not been