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ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT FOR LOW VELOCITY AIR DROP SYSTEMS (LVADS)
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE
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PREPARATION FOR STORAGE
Prepare the LVADS ancillary equipment for shipment by packing components into original or similar
containers in which they were received.
Placement of LVADS ancillary equipment in administrative storage should be for brief periods when a
maintenance resource shortage exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24-hours or within the
time factors as determined by the directing authority. During the short period, appropriate maintenance
records will be kept.
Before placing the equipment in administrative storage, complete current preventive maintenance checks
and services, correct shortcomings, deficiencies, and apply applicable Modification Work Orders (MWO).
Storage Site Selection. To maintain the serviceability of stored LVADS Ancillary Equipment, use the
1. When available, store the LVADS ancillary equipment in a heated building.
2. LVADS Ancillary Equipment should be stored in a controlled temperature, dry, and well-ventilated
environment and protected from theft, dampness, fire, dirt, insects, rodents, and direct sunlight.
3. Do not store the equipment where it would prevent ventilation or interfere with light fixtures, heating
vents, fire fighting devices, cooling units, exits, or fire doors.
4. Do not store LVADS Ancillary Equipment when it is damaged, dirty, or damp.
5. All stored items will be marked, segregated, and located for accessibility and easy identification.
6. Do not store equipment in direct contact with any building floor or wall. Use bins, shelves, pallets,
racks, or dunnage to provide airspace between the storage area floor and the equipment. If
preconstructed shelving or other storage accommodations are not available, fabricate storage
provisions using suitable lumber or wooden boxes.
7. All available materials-handling equipment should be used as much as possible in the handling of
8. Periodic rotation of stock, conservation of available space, proper housekeeping policies and strict
adherence to all safety regulations will be practiced at all times.
Inspection. In addition to the unit PMCS procedures, inspect the equipment for rips, tears, dirt, and
Cleaning and Drying. Clean and dry ancillary equipment in accordance with procedures described in WP
If the LVADS ancillary equipment is stored without regular PMCS being performed, consult TM 38-230-2
for preservation requirements.
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