DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. REPAIR PARTS, SPECIAL TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
5-1. Special Tools and Equipment
5-2. Maintenance Repair Parts
Section II. GENERAL MAINTENANCE
b. Arrow: to show missing hardware.
Use a damp or dry cloth or brush. and remove foreign
c. Parallel lines: open seam.
matter from each item of equipment. Launder
excessively dirty tents and treat with repellent in
(1) Damaged or missing part is on the inside.
accordance with applicable formula and procedures
(2) Replace old patch.
contained in TM 10-354. When Army facilities are not
(3) Replace section or panel.
available. clean and treat tents by contract with private
Maintenance and repair of tents will be done by
5-4. Inspecting and Marking
personnel of the appropriate Military Occupational
Inspect the equipment for damage. missing parts or
Specialty. (M.O.S.). Patches will be tightly sewn or
weakened material. Test for mildewed or rotted areas
applied and reseaming will be secure and free of loose
by applying pressure with the thumb to the area in
or broken thread. Hardware will be securely and
question. Test seams by pulling the panels at right
properly attached, The finished item will be completely
angles to the seam. Mark the discrepancies indicating
clean, well repaired, and free from all defects affecting
the type of repair required as follows:
its serviceability, and appearance.
a. Rectangle: to show damaged area requires a