Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
1-1. SCOPE. This manual is for your use when, as an air-crew member, you are required to use the Aircrew Survival
Armor Recovery Vest, Insert, and Packets (SARVIP). The purpose of this manual is to provide you with a description of
the components and instructions on their intended use and care.
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND PROCEDURES. Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment
maintenance will be those prescribed by DA Pam 738-751, Functional User's Manual for the Army Maintenance
Management System Aviation (TAMMS-A).
1-3. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR'S). If your SARVIP needs improvement,
let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us whale you don't like about your equipment.
Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an SF 368 (Product Quality Deficiency Report). Mail
It to us at. Commander, U S Army Aviation Systems Command, ATTN AMSAV-QRF, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St
Louis MO 63120-1798. We will send you a reply.