SHIPMENT, LIMITED STORAGE, AND DEMOLITION OF
MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
f. Replace the cover plates on their respective
case halves and fasten the two case halves together
Prepare t h e maintenance accessories kit for
by fastening the 12 hinges.
shipment or storage as follows:
Wrap the maintenance accessories kit in waterproof
c. Coil each cable assembly carefully and place
paper and place the package in a corrugated carton.
the cables into the cover.
U s e reinforced gummed tape for sealing the
d. Insert card extenders and special tools in
corrugated cartons. If limited storage is expected,
place the carton within an outer carton and seal.
e. Insert the technical manual(s) in the ap-
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
d. Dispose. Bury or scatter the special fixtures
4-3. Authority for Demolition
and tools in slit trenches, foxholes, or throw them
Demolition of the equipment will be accomplished
o n l y upon the order of the commander. The
e. If a complete destruction of the equipment
c a n n o t be accomplished in the available time,
prevent further use of the equipment.
destroy t h e following components in the order
Use any of the following methods to destroy the
(1 Breakout boxes.
(2 Card extenders
a. Smash. Smash the breakout boxes, card
(3 Special fixtures and tools.
extenders and terminal boxes; use sledges, axes,
(4 Extender cables and termination boxes.
handaxes, pickaxes, hammers, or crowbars.
(5 Technical manuals.
b. Cut. Cut the interconnecting wire and slash
f. The reporting of the destruction of equipment
the extender cables; use axes, handaxes, or
is to be done through command channels.
c. Burn. Burn cables and technical manuals;
use gasoline, kerosene, or oil.