Section VI. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND STORAGE
4-17. General. Preparation for shipment
and/or storage depends upon whether test set is
retained in unit area evacuated. Storage in unit
area, when authorized, is on a rotational basis
and is known as Administrative Storage.
4-18. Levels of [protection. Select the level of
protection which best suits the circumstances and
follow the instructions for that level.
a. Level A. Use this level if shipment is into or out of
a combat theater or is destined for outdoor storage or is
destined for indoor storage exceeding five years.
b. Level B. Use this level if the shipment involves over-
seas surface transit and/or is destined for indoor storage
up to five years.
c. Level C. Use this level if shipment is entirely with-
in CONUS and storage will not exceed two years.
a. For All Levels. Clean the test set thoroughly of all
contamination and debris. Use no cleaning fluids or
preservative materials. Package each test set individual-
ly. Each individual package can be shipped without pack-
ing. Cushion the test set in 2 inches of one pound density
polyethylene foam conforming to PPP-C-1752 and include
eight units of desiccant conforming to MIL-D-3464 with-
in the unit.
b. Unit Container. Provide a snug fitting unit contain-
er as follows:
(1) Level A. Wood-cleated, plywood conforming to
style I, overseas type of PPP-B-601.
(2) Level B. Weather-resistant fiberboard container
conforming to PPP-B-636.
(3) Level C. Domestic class fiberboard container con-
forming to PPP-B-636.
c. Marking. Mark all shipments in accordance with
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