Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIAL
3-3. Shipping Crate for Dispenser
3-1. Shipping Container for Flare
Inspect shipping crate. Open damaged crate, if it
appears that contents could be unserviceable. Inspect
The shipping container is nonhydroscopic unless
pierced, cracked, or badly dented. Moisture on
exterior surfaces does not indicate moisture
3-4. Flare Dispenser XM19
a. Dispenser Assembly.
a. Inspect container for damage as follows:
(1) Inspect dispenser assembly for damage
(1) Cracked container.
that renders it unserviceable.
(2) Tape missing or torn.
(2) If dispenser assembly is serviceable, set
(3) Pieces of container missing, exposing
aside for repacking.
(3) If dispenser assembly is unserviceable,
(4) Badly dented container.
set aside for disposition.
b. If a condition listed in a above is observed,
b. Jettison Assembly.
(1) Inspect track plate for damage that
renders it unserviceable, such as broken seal on
a. Open container by cutting tape along seam,
(a) If track plate is serviceable, set
taking care not to damage container.
aside for repacking.
(b) If track plate is unserviceable, set
b. Lift off top.
aside for disposition after removing any serviceable
nitrogen cylinder (with attached parts) for possible future
c. Remove flares from container.
(2) Inspect firing panel, cable, and test set for
d. If barrier bag is torn or pierced, or if shipping
container is badly dented so as to cause possible
(a) If there is no visible damage, set
damage to flare, open barrier bag and inspect flare (e
items aside for repacking.
(b) If there is visible damage, perform
electrical continuity test in accordance with paragraph 2-
e. If flare shows evidence of moisture, dents, or
bulges that could render the flare inoperable, contact
authorized disposal personnel for disposition.
reveals no defective items, set items aside for
f. Repackage serviceable flares, using salvaged
packing materials. Touch up markings as needed. Give
reveals defective items, set items aside for disposition.
repackaged flares priority of issue.