MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by (as
applicable) DA PAM 750-8, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) Users Manual; DA PAM
738-751, Functional Users Manual for the Army Maintenance Management System Aviation (TAMMS-A); or
AR 700-138, Army Logistics Readiness and Sustainability.
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR)
If your AMPS needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us
what you don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on
SF 368, Product Quality Deficiency Report. Mail it to the address specified in DA PAM 750-8, DA PAM 738-
751, or as specified by the acquiring activity. We will send you a reply.
CORROSION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (CPC)
Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC) of Army materiel is a continuing concern. It is important that any
corrosion problems with this item be reported so that the problem can be corrected and improvements can be
made to prevent the problem in future items.
While corrosion is typically associated with rusting of metals, it can also include deterioration of other materials,
such as rubber and plastic. Unusual cracking, softening, swelling or breaking of these materials may be a
If a corrosion problem is identified, it can be reported using SF 368. Use of key words such as "corrosion", "rust",
"deterioration", or "cracking" will ensure that the information is identified as a CPC problem. The form should be
submitted to the address specified in DA PAM 750-8 or DA PAM 738-751.
OZONE DEPLETING SUBSTANCES (ODS)
This document has been reviewed for the presence of Class 1 Ozone Depleting Chemicals. All references to
Class 1 Ozone Depleting Chemicals have been removed from this document by substitution with chemicals that
do not cause atmospheric ozone depletion.
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
For procedures to destroy this equipment to prevent its use by the enemy, refer to TM 750-244-1-5.
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Components for shipment should be packaged in accordance with MIL-STD-2073 1P or ASTM D3951. Refer to
MIL-STD-129D for marking procedures after packaging.
The AMPS/AMPS Field-Ready components are warranted for five (5) years; PCMCIA for two (2) years based on date of
manufacture. The warranty shall provide repair/replacement of equipment at no additional charge to the Government. The
contractor shall be responsible for processing all warranty actions to the appropriate warrantor. If an AMPS fails, System
Support Representative (SSR) and AMPS Hotline contact information can be obtained at https://www.amps.army.mil. These
representatives will verify warranty information and assist users with repair actions. If not warranted, the prime contractor
will provide the user with repair and shipping quotes to be paid for with user funds. Report all defects to your supervisor,
who will take the appropriate action.