Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual. Operator's, Unit, and Direct Support Maintenance Manual.
Model Number and Equipment Name. Modular Field Kitchen (MFK), NSN 7360-01- 276-9817.
Purpose of Equipment. To provide a responsive, flexible, and mobile way of feeding troop units in the
The MFK includes the equipment required by Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 94B/91 M
personnel who are responsible for the feeding of troops in the field.
The MFK requires water and gasoline to operate.
The tools and ancillary items authorized to the MFK will be used jointly to service and support the
MFK and the Food Sanitation Center (FSC).
MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS. Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment
maintenance will be those prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, the Army Maintenance Management Systems (TAMMS).
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR'S). If your Modular Field Kitchen needs
improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you don't like about
your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency
Report). Mail it to us at Commander, U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Command, ATTN: AMSAT-I-MDO, 4300
Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri 63120-1798. We will send you a reply.
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE. Refer to TM 750-244-3 for procedures
covering the destruction of Army material to prevent enemy use.
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT. Refer to para 4-21 for procedures used to prepare the MFK for
storage or shipment.
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 factors as
determined by the directing authority. During the storage period appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current Preventive Maintenance Checks and
Services (PMCS) should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all Modification Work
Orders (MWO's) should be applied.
Storage Site Selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside
storage is not available, trucks, vans, convex containers and other containers may be used.