Section IV. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
4-8. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
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
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.
After preparation for movement reference (TM 10-3510-222-10) has been accomplished, equipment is ready for