Section II. ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE
i. Fuze setting and safing instructions on label on
only maintenance to be performed on flares is contained
j. A brown and white band around the lower end of
the flare with the word ILLUMINATING printed on it
3-6. Touchup Markings on Flares
Flares bear the information shown below.
k. The words THIS END DOWN OR AFT WHEN
Those markings indicated by asterisk are essential. If
LAUNCHED located on the flare end cap.*
any of the essential markings are missing, notify
authorized disposal personnel.
3-7. Touchup Markings on Flare Containers and
a. Nomenclature and model designation.*
a. The following information must be legible on
b. Federal Stock Number.
c. Lot number.*
Federal stock number (including DODIC).
d. DODIC number.
Date of manufacture.
e. Loading date.*
f. Manufacturer's name or symbol.
b. If even part of the original markings are
obliterated, apply new markings adjacent to original
g. Loading facility.
markings, using a waterproof ink marker or a
h. The words FORWARD OR UP and DOWN OR
AFT indicate the forward and aft positions on the flare.*