13-2. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
13-4. SPECIAL PACKAGING AND SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Section I. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
a. This chapter describes requirements for preparation of M998 series vehicles and components for
shipment and limited storage.
b. When vehicles are shipped or stored, the officer in charge is responsible for preparing the vehicles in a
properly maintained and serviceable condition. Vehicles must be properly cleaned, preserved, painted, and
lubricated. Vehicles, componentry, and BII must be prepared and protected to prevent corrosion,
deterioration, and physical damage.
a. Administrative storage is the placement of a units organic material in a limited care and preservation
status for shoft periods of time.
b. Instructions and requirements pertaining to administrative storage are found in DA PAM 738-750.
a. Equipment and vehicle security requirements are covered in AR 190-13 and AR 190-51.
b. Cryptographic materials or COMSEC equipment will not be shipped with vehicles or remain in vehicles
in storage. Refer to (C)AR 380-40 for information concerning COMSEC materials.
c. Access to materiel in storage should be strictly controlled to prevent unauthorized cannibalization or
pilferage. Refer to AR 750-1.
a. When required, wrap, pack, mark, and stow uninstalled government furnished equipment and BII in
accordance with MIL-B-12841, MIL-STD-129, MIL-V-62038, and TM 746-10.
b. Height and width of vehicles prepared for rail transportation must not exceed the limitations of
AR 700-15. Whenever possible, local transportation personnel must be consulted about limitations of
particular railroad lines to be used for movement in order to avoid delays, dangerous conditions, or damage
c. Loading and blocking procedures must be in accordance with pamphlet no. MD-7, Rules Governing the
Loading of Defense Material on Open-Top Cars, of Association of American Railroads.
d. Loading and blocking of vehicles for highway shipment must be in accordance with Interstate
Commerce Commission Publication Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
e. For specific instructions concerning loading and blocking of M998 series vehicles for air, land, or sea
shipment, refer to TM 55-2320-280-14.