ARMY TM 108340224-13
AIR FORCE TO 35E5-61
When erecting the TEMPER in snow conditions, gently
tamp the snow down to provide a firm surface on which
to set up.
All tent lines and frame feet must be
staked down. Failure to stake and tie
down tent may result in injury to
personnel and damage to equipment.
Stay alert to moisture conditions and
adjust all guy lines at tent slips as
required before weight or shrinkage
damages tent or injures personnel.
If ground is frozen too hard to drive steel tent
pins, chop small holes to set them in.
with slush or water and allow to freeze and anchor
d. Extreme Heat. Roll up the endwalls and window/roof section
fabric to provide maximum ventilation.
Open weather flaps on both sides of the section to be
Untie and disconnect becket lacing as high as cave
purlin. Tie off becket lacing at cave.
Disconnect base purlin flaps from inside tent.
Open the entrance way door and tie back.
Fold and roll fabric underneath itself and towards
top. Tie with tie tape.
e. Nuclear, Biological,
and Chemical (NBC) Decontamination.
If chemical or biological contamination is expected,
close all TEMPER openings, such as windows, doors,
and stove pipe openings.