Section I. GENERAL
This manual is published for the information and
responsibilities will apply as reflected in
guidance of operating and maintenance personnel to
the allocation of maintenance parts in the
whom the end item or equipment is assigned. It
applicable manual. Provisioning of parts
contains information on the operation, lubrication,
listed in chapters 8 and 9 of this manual
preventive maintenance services, and maintenance of
will be made to field maintenance only
the equipment, its accessories, and auxiliaries; also
when the emergency nature of the
packing, preservation, storing, and shipping procedures.
maintenance to be performed has been
certified by a responsible officer of the
a. Current Technical References
technical publications applicable to the equipment.
3. Forms, Records, and Reports
b. Maintenance Allocation.
a. General. Responsibility for the proper execution
of forms, records, and reports rests upon the
(1) Organizational maintenance allocation. In
commanding officers of all units maintaining this
general, the prescribed organizational
equipment However, the value of accurate records must
maintenance responsibilities will apply in
be fully appreciated by all persons responsible for their
and authorized forms are normally utilized to indicate
the type, quantity, and condition of material to be
all cases where the nature of the repair,
inspected, repaired, or used in repair.
modification, or adjustment is beyond the
executed forms convey authorization and serve as
scope or facilities of the using
records for repair or replacement of material in the
organization, the applicable supporting
hands of troops and for delivery of material requiring
maintenance unit should be informed so
further repair to shop, depots, etc. The forms, records,
that trained personnel with suitable tools
and reports establish the work required, the progress of
and equipment may be provided or other
the work within the shops, and the status of the material
upon completion of its repair.
(2) Field and depot maintenance allocation.
b. Authorized Forms. For a complete listing of
The publication herein of instructions for
forms, refer to current DA PAM 310-2.
complete disassembly and repair is not to
c. Field Report of Accidents.
be construed as authority for the
performance by field maintenance units of
necessary to comply with the requirements of the Army
safety program are prescribed in