Section I GENERAL
This manual provides standards for the classification and repair of clothing. Each type of equipment is covered
separately by a single chapter.
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS
DA Forms and records used for the equipment maintenance will be only those prescribed in DA PAM 738-750.
1-3. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Demolition to prevent enemy use will be in compliance with instructions outlined in TM 750-244-3.
1-4. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
Preparation, care, and removal of equipment In administrative storage will be in accordance with the following:
a. 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.
b. 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.
c. 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
1-5. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR)
EIRs will be prepared using a DA Form SF 368, (Quality Deficiency Report). Instructions for preparing EIRs are provided
in DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System. ElRs should be mailed directly to Commander, U.S.
Army Aviation and Troop Command, ATTN: AMSAT-I-MDO, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St. Louis, I MO 63120-1798.
A reply will be furnished directly to you.