ARMY TM 5-5420-212-23
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-23/2
Section VII. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
2-51. SECURITY PROCEDURES
Security procedures shall be implemented in accordance with AR190-11 or AR190-13.
2-52. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when a shortage of
maintenance effort exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time factors as determined
by the directing authority. During the storage period appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current maintenance services and Equipment Serviceable
Criteria (ESC) evaluations should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all Modification
Work Orders (MWO'S) should be applied.
Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks, vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.
2-53. PRESERVATION AND PACKING
Items susceptible to corrosion will be coated with a preservative compound or oil as prescribed by MIL-P-116.
Packing cases will be constructed in accordance with MIL-C-104. Components within packing case shall be
cushioned, blocked and braced to prevent movement and chafing from adjacent items
2-54. MARKING I
Marking shall be in accordance with MIL-STD-129.