SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE (SECOND ECHELON)
Section I. SHIPMENT WITHIN CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES
136. Methods of Transportation
Before shipment of the shop set, within the
continental United States, perform the procedures for
transportation for transporting the shop set.
137. Shipping Documents
133. Preparation for Shipment
Prepare all Army shipping documents
In addition to the instructions contained in
accompanying the shop set in accordance with
instructions listed in the technical manual for the item of
134. Hoisting, Handling, and Loading
Warning: The height and width of
Refer to TM 9-2330-238-14.
shop sets, when prepared for rail
transportation, must not exceed the
limitations indicated by the loading
table in applicable Army regulations.
Local transportation officers must be
consulted about limitations of the
particular railroad lines to be used
for the movements in order to avoid
delays, dangerous conditions, or
damage to equipment.
Section II. SHIPMENT OUTSIDE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES
139. Preparation for Shipment
Waterproof the shop set, using methods
The procedures for shipment outside continental
United States, are essentially the same as those listed in
procedures to be followed when the equipment is
methods of preparation for shipment; marine
exposed to salt water. Additional requirements consist
transportation will normally be used and the shop set will
of spraying taped areas and adjacent surfaces of the
be secured in cargo holds or on decks of ships. Refer to
van with strippable plastic material conforming to
TM 9-2330-238-14, for methods of securing, net
handling, and boom procedures.
The coating thickness
should be uniform and 0.030 to 0.040 inch thick.