SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION TO
PREVENT ENEMY USE (OPERATOR)
Section I. GENERAL
The methods outlined herein for shipment and
This chapter furnishes the operator with sufficient
limited storage apply to the shop set as a unit. It is the
information for preparation of the equipment comprising
responsibility of the operator to become familiar with the
Shop Set, Aircraft Maintenance, Semitrailer Mounted,
technical manuals for each item of equipment in order to
C-8, Instrument Shop for shipment and limited storage.
adequately prepare the item of equipment for shipment
Instructions are also included for demolition of the shop
and limited storage. The methods outlined for demolition
set to prevent enemy use.
of equipment to prevent enemy use are intended as a
guide for the operator.
Section II. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
with the organization or activity to which issued.
Equipment no longer required for accomplishment of the
The operator is responsible for the initial steps in
assigned mission will be returned to stock. When the
preparing Shop Set, Aircraft Maintenance, Semitrailer
shop set is placed in limited storage it will be preserved
Mounted, C-8, Instrument Shop for shipment. These
as specified. Equipment will not be blocked up and will
responsibilities consist of the following steps.
be so spaced, when practicable, to provide independent
a. Perform "at halt" and "before operations" daily
access to each item.
Note: When equipment is to be stored
b. Place tools and equipment in storage bins or
for 30 days or less, clean and oil with light
c. Store cables and hose in storage spaces
lubricating oil, Federal Specification VV--526.
b. Operator Responsibility. The operator of the
57. Limited Storage
equipment is responsible for certain phases of
a. General. A shop set which is temporarily not in
preparation for limited storage; normally these
use will be placed in limited storage (not to exceed 6
responsibilities will coincide with those listed in
months) when authorized by major commanders or
heads of Department of the Army agencies. The
Technical manuals for
responsibilities for Transportation Corps mechanical
equipment stored under such authorization will remain