Note. In cases of emergency and with prior approval of the supporting
ordnance officer, the using organization may replace certain assemblies, such
as axles, trunnion Cross tube, and springs which are normally replaced by
ordnance maintenance units. Replacement assemblies, necessary tools not
carried by the using organization, special instructions regarding the
assembly and associated accessories, etc., may be obtained from the support-
ing ordnance maintenance unit.
here in of instructions for complete disassembly and rebuild is
not to be construed as authority for the performance by field
maintenance units of those functions which are restricted to
In general, the prescribed mainte-
depot shops and arsenals.
nance responsibilities will be reflected in the allocation of main-
tenance parts listed in the appropriate columns of the current
ORD 8 supply manual pertaining to this materiel. (When the
ORD 8 supply manual is not available, the field and depot main-
tenance allocation may be determined in accordance with chap-
Supply of parts listed in the depot guide column of ORD 8
the emergency nature of the maintenance to be performed has
been certified by a responsible officer of the requisitioning or-
3 . F o r m s , R e c o r d sr a n d
a. General. Responsibility for the proper execution of forms,
records, and reports rests upon the officers of all units main-
taining this equipment. However, the value of accurate records
must be fully appreciated by all persons responsible for their
Records, reports, and au-
compilation, maintenance, and use.
thorized forms are normally utilized to indicate the type, quan-
tity, and condition of materiel to be inspected, repaired, or used
Properly executed forms convey authorization and
serve as records for repair or replacement of materiel in the
hands of troops and for delivery of materiel requiring further
repair to ordnance shops in arsenals, depots, etc.
records, and reports establish the work required, the progress
upon completion of its repair.
b. Authorized Forms. The forms generally applicable to units
operating and maintaining this equipment are listed in the ap-
For a listing of all forms, refer to DA Pam 310-2.
For instructions on use of these forms, refer to FM 9-10.