PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
GENERAL. No special preparation is required for shipment of the shelter other than making sure the
correct sling assembly is available and in good condition and the drain plug is loosened for air or rail
LOADING. Shelters may be shipped in Type 1AA ANSI/ISO containers only when crated or pallet
mounted. Install the shelter in accordance with TM 11-5400-200-14.
UNLOADING. Shelters may be unloaded in accordance with the instructions contained in Service
Upon Receipt and TB 11-5400-200-14.
STORAGE. Accumulation of moisture within the shelter resulting from temperature and humidity
fluctuations can damage user installed equipment. Minimize moisture accumulation by keeping the
shelter door and drain hole open during indoor storage. During outdoor storage, keep doors and
drain hole closed.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE. 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 factor requirement
specified by the directing authority. During the storage period, appropriate maintenance records will
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 (MWOs) should be applied.
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.
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