Section II. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
2-2. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
To insure that the helmet is ready for use at all times, deficiencies must be discovered and corrected
before they result in serious damage or failure. All deficiencies and shortcomings will be recorded, together
with corrective action taken, on DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection Maintenance Worksheet) at the
Before you operate: Always keep in mind the CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. This is for your protection.
Perform BEFORE (B) PMCS.
While you operate: Always keep in mind the CAUTIONS and WARNINGS. Perform DURING (D) PMCS.
After you operate: Be sure to perform AFTER (A) PMCS.
If your equipment fails to operate, troubleshoot with proper equipment. Report any deficiencies using the
proper forms. See DA PAM 738-751.
Perform operators' preventive maintenance checks and services in accordance with table 2-1.
Perform operators' PMCS on headset-microphone in accordance with TM 11-5965-279-13&P.
Perform operators' PMCS on night vision goggles in accordance with TM 11-5855-238-10.
Perform operators' PMCS on helmet directed fire control sub/system in accordance with TM 9-1270-212-
Perform operators' PMCS on MBU-12/P oxygen mask in accordance with TM 55-1660-247-12/TO 15X5-3-
After use and prior to stowing the helmet in the helmet bag: Wipe the head band, crown pad and the ear
cup cushion pads with hand cleaner towelettes, Appendix D, Item No. 15.