SHIPMENT, LIMITED STORAGE, AND DEMOLITION TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
(b below) or stored (c below). Adapt the pro-
4-1. Disassembly of Equipment
cedures outlined below whenever circumstances
Prepare the maintenance kit for shipment
and storage as follows:
a. Material Requirements. The following ma-
a. Disconnect the cables and test leads.
terials are required for packaging the mainte-
nance kit for shipment. For stock numbers of
b. Roll up the cables and test leads and place
materials, consult SB 38-100.
them in the cable storage space inside the
transit case cover.
c. Place the voltage dividers, adapters, test
probes, dummy load, attenuator, neutralizing
detector, rf jumpers, and the alignment and
Tri-ply fiberboard box
17-1 /2 x 22-1/2 x 36 inches
maintenance tools in their proper places inside
6 x 6 inches, 8 each
the transit case cover, and close the door.
d. Place the function test set, module ex-
tenders, and radio test fixture in the places for
Caution: Be sure the air vent on the end of
them in the bottom half of transit case.
the transit case is open before packaging for
e. Place the cover on the lower half of the
f. Secure the four twistlock clamps on the
2-1 for detailed packaging instructions.
sides of the transit case.
c. Packaging for Limited Storage. T h e
transit case provides adequate protection for
4-2. Repackaging for Shipment and
the other components of the maintenance kit
during limited storage. The case is corrosive-
The exact procedure for repackaging depends
resistant and is sealed by a rubber gasket which,
on the material available and the conditions
with the air vent closed, makes the case interior
under which the equipment is to be shipped
airtight and moistureproof.
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
determine the method to be used when destruc-
4-3. Authority for Demolition
tion of equipment is ordered. In most cases, it
The demolition procedures in paragraph 4-4
is preferable to demolish completely some por-
will be used to prevent the enemy from using
tions of the equipment rather than partially
or salvaging this equipment. Demolition of the
destroy all the equipment units.
equipment will be accomplished only upon the
a. Smash. Use sledges, axes, hammers, crow-
order of the commander.
bars, and any other heavy tools available to
4-4. Methods of Destruction
smash the interior units of the maintenance kit.
The tactical situation and time available will
(1) Use the heaviest tool on hand to smash