Section 1. GENERAL INFORMATION
This manual is for use by personnel responsible for operation and maintenance of the
two-sided expandable tactical shelter assembly, which will be referred to as the shelter. It provides the
user with necessary instructions to use the shelter and to perform required maintenance in accordance
with the Maintenance Allocation Chart in Appendix B.
Some portions of this publication are not applicable to all services. These
portions are prefixed to indicate the services to which they pertain (A)
for Army, (F) for Air Force, and (N) for Navy. Portions not prefixed
are applicable to all services.
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS. Maintenance forms. records, and reports
(A) Are prescribed
by DA PAM 736-750, the Army Maintenance Management System
(F) Are prescribed in AFM-66-1 and the applicable 00-20 Series Technical Orders.
(N) Refer to their service peculiar directives to dtermine applicable maintenance forms and
records to be used.
(A) Users shall refer to the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) for task and levels of
maintenance to be performed.
Where the density of equipment is not sufficient to authorize unit
personnel with skills necessary to perform unit-level maintenance functions, AR 750-1, paragraph 2-8c
Unserviceable reparable, (properly preserved, protected, and tagged) that are beyond the
authorized capability or capacity to repair, will be evacuated through the appropriate SUPPLY support
activities for repair or exchange.
For units authorized personnel with skills to perform greater than
unit-level maintenance functions, AR 750-1, paragaph 2-9b states, "DS and GS units may grant authority
to supported units to perform the next higher level repair, if the supported unit has the capability and
capacity to perform the repair.
(F) Users shall accomplish maintenance at the user level consistent with their capability in
accordance with policies established in AFM 66-1.
(N) Users shall determine their maintenance levels in accordance with their service directives.
1-3. (A) DESTRUCTION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE. For destruction procedures
for materiel refer to TM 750-244-3.
14. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
For procedures and inspections required during administrative
storage, refer to Chapter 4, paragraph 4-44.