PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE - Continued
b. STORAGE PLAN
Store equipment to provide maximum protection from the elements and to provide access for
inspection, maintenance, and exercising. Anticipate removal or deployment problems and take
Take into consideration environmental conditions, such as extreme heat or cold; high humidity;
blowing sand, dust, or loose debris; soft ground; mud; heavy snows; or any combination of
conditions and take adequate precautions.
(3) Establish a fire plan and provide for adequate firefighting equipment and personnel.
c. MAINTENANCE SERVICES AND INSPECTION
(1) Maintenance Services. Prior to storage, perform the next scheduled organizational PMCS.
(2) Inspection. Inspect and approve the equipment prior to storage. Do not place equipment in
storage in a nonmission-capable condition.
d. AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS
Process auxiliary equipment and basic issue items simultaneously with the major item to which
they are assigned.
(2) If possible, store auxiliary equipment and basic issue items with the major item.
If stored apart from the major item, mark auxiliary equipment and basic issue items with tags
indicating the major item, its registration or serial number and location, and store in protective type
closures. In addition, place a tag or list indicating the location of the removed items in a
conspicuous place on the major item.
e. CORRECTION OF SHORTCOMINGS AND DEFICIENCIES
Correct all shortcomings and deficiencies prior to storage, or obtain a deferment from the approving
Lubricate equipment in accordance with instructions in WP 0022 00.