Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
4-1. Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment
before installing or setting up the multipurpose
a. General. New shelters are shipped uncrated.
(1) Personnel requirements. Under average
Upon receipt of a multipurpose shelter, carefully
field conditions, the multipurpose shelter can be
inspect for any damage that may have occurred
set up and ready for use in approximately 30
minutes using a crew of six.
b. Inspection. Inspect the multipurpose shelter as
(2) Site selection. The site selection for in-
stallation of the multipurpose shelter shall be in
Components are shipped in boxes stored within the
accordance with functional requirements and con-
venience to the other elements of the installation. If
possible, a site which if fairly level with good
(1) Fabric enclosure. Check fabric inside and
drainage, should be selected. If drainage is
outside for wear at seams, for broken stitches, for
questionable, the area must be properly trenched to
holes, for weak spots or other damage.
ensure adequate drainage away from the shelter. The
(2) Slide fastener. (Air Lock Adapter). Check
site selected for the shelter must be cleared of rocks,
for missing teeth, unstitched seams or other
stumps or debris. Fill all holes and level all mounds
damage. Apply a suitable lubricant to the teeth.
which might interfere with a reasonably level
(3) Fabric enclosure latches. C h e c k f o r
damaged or unsnapped latches.
b. Erection Procedures. Refer
to figure 4-1
(4) Shelter. Check shelter for overall damage.
step by step erection procedures.
a. General. Refer to the following instructions