INSPECTING UNPACKED EQUIPMENT
a. Check the helmet and the helmet bag for any damage incurred during shipment.
Report any damage on SF-364, Report of Discrepancy.
b. Check the helmet and all other parts against the packing slip to determine if all
parts have been included. Report any discrepancies in accordance with the in-
structions contained in DA PAM 738-751.
Section Ill. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
AVIATION UNIT PMCS
a. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) must be performed every
120 days to ensure the helmet is ready for use.
These checks and services help
you find and fix defects before the helmet is damaged or fails.
b. Item numbers in the first column on Table 4-1 represent the order in which
PMCS tasks are to be done. The second column (Interval) lists when to
perform the tasks.
c. Record all defects and steps taken to fix them on DA Form 2408-22 (Helmet
and Oxygen Mask/Connector Inspection).
l Always keep in mind the WARNINGS and CAUTIONS located in the front
of this manual.
l For aircrews operating gunships, the AH-1 boresight must be adjusted by the
armament technician after the initial fitting, every 120 days thereafter, and
after any maintenance has been performed on the weapons fire control system.
l While helmets are in your possession, make sure they are tagged properly
using DD Form 1574, Servicable Tag - Materiel; DD Form 1577, Unservicable
(Condemned) Tag - Materiel; or DD Form 1577-2, Unservicable (Repairable)
Tag - Materiel.