4-5. UNPACKING -Contd
Shippinq Material. Save the shipping crate and any padding material so it can be reused.
4-6. INSPECTING UNPACKED EQUIPMENT. Inspect the unpacked components for damage, completeness, and
application of applicable Modification Work Orders (MWOs) as follows:
Damaqe. Check the equipment for damage incurred during shipment. Report any damage on DD Form 6,
Packaging Improvement Report. Also note damage on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance
Worksheet, and initiate corrective maintenance procedures in accordance with Section III of this chapter.
Completeness. Inspect the contents of the shipment against the packing slip to see if any items are missing (See
Appendix D, Components of End Item). Report any discrepancies noted in accordance with instructions in DA Pam 738-
750. The equipment can be placed in service even if accessory or other parts/assemblies that are not affecting proper
functioning, are missing.
Modifications. Check DA Pam 25-30 to see if there is any MWO applicable to the MCPS components you are
unpacking. If an MWO is listed, check to see if it has been applied to the equipment. The MWO number will be shown on
the case/bag near the equipment nomenclature. If a current MWO is listed in DA Pam 2530 but there is no evidence that it
has been applied to the equipment you are unpacking, note discrepancy on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and
Section IV. UNIT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
4-7. GENERAL. PMCS is performed upon receipt and quarterly thereafter. Record all defects found during the
performance of PMCS and, if applicable, the steps taken to correct them, on DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and
Maintenance Worksheet. Instructions for reporting/correcting noted deficiencies are contained in DA Pam 738-750.
4-8. UNIT PMCS PROCEDURES. Table 4-1 lists the specific PMCS that must be performed by organizational
maintenance personnel on a quarterly schedule.
Purpose. PMCS is accomplished to insure that the equipment is ready for use at all times and all deficiencies are
corrected promptly. These checks and services are designed to help you find