Equipment that is placed in administrative storage should be capable of being readied to
perform the intended mission within a 24-hour period or as otherwise prescribed by the
Before equipment is placed in administrative storage, current
maintenance services, shortcomings, and deficiencies should be corrected and all
Modification Work Orders (MWOs) should be applied.
Report equipment in administrative storage in Material Readiness and Unit Readiness
reports as prescribed for all reportable equipment. See AR 220-1.
Touch-up painting will be in accordance with local SOP and
Records and reports to be maintained for equipment in administrative storage are the same
as those prescribed by DA PAM 738-750 for equipment in use.
10% variance is acceptable on time running hours or mileage used to determine
maintenance actions required.
Security. Instructions contained herein do not modify security procedures and requirements for
classified or pilferable items. See AR 190-15 and AR 190-51.
Select the best available site for administrative storage. Separate stored equipment from
equipment in use. Boldly mark the area "Administrative Storage".
Covered space is preferred. When covered space for all equipment to be stored is not
available, select an open site and ensure that equipment is covered.
Open sites should be improved hardstand, if available. Unimproved sites should be firm,
well drained, and kept free of excessive vegetation.
Store equipment to provide maximum protection from the elements and to provide access for
inspection, maintenance, and exercising. Anticipate removal or deployment problems and
take suitable precautions.