Section II. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS
AND SERVICES (PMCS)
A permanent record of the services, repairs, and modifications to the
components of the EES kit must be recorded.
See DA Pam 738-750 for a list
of the forms and records required.
2-4. CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
Cleaning is a service performed by operator/crew to keep the
components of the EES kit in a state of readiness.
Facilities and material
available to operators for cleaning can vary greatly in differing operating
However, the components of the EES kit must be maintained in as
clean a condition as available cleaning equipment, materials, and tactical
For a general guide of cleaning materials see
Detailed descriptions of cleaning materials are found in
2-5. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
The operator preventive maintenance for the components of the EES kit
is provided below in table 2-1.
The checks and services are arranged in
logical order requiring minimal time and effort on your part.
The columns on the PMCS schedule provide the following information:
(1) Item Number.
Provides logical order for PMCS performance and is
used as a source number for DA Form 2404, on which your PMCS results will be
Shows a bullet () opposite each item number to
indicate when that check is to be performed.
The bullet will be repeated
when consecutive items are to be inspected during the same interval.
Interval columns include:
(a) BEFORE (B) checks and services of PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
must be performed prior to placing equipment in operation.
(b) DURING (D) checks and services of PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
must be performed while the equipment is in operation.
(c) AFTER (A) checks and services of PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE are
performed upon completion of mission.
(d) WEEKLY (W) checks and services of PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE are
performed once every 7 days.
(e) MONTHLY (M) checks and services of PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
are performed once every 30 days.