Section V. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND STORAGE
Preparation for shipment and/or storage depends upon
whether test set is retained in unit area or evacuated.
Storage in unit area, when authorized, is on a rotational
basis and is known as Administrative Storage. For Ad-
ministrative Storage see TM 740-90-1.
4-25. Levels of Protection
Select the level of protection which best suits the cir-
cumstances and follow the instructions for that level.
a. Level A. Use this level if shipment is into or out of
a combat theater or is destined for outdoor storage or is
destined for indoor storage beyond 6 years.
b. Level B. Use this level if the shipment involves
overseas surface transit and/or is destined for indoor
storage up to 5 years.
c. Level C. Use this level if shipment is entirely with-
in CONUS and storage will not be over 2 years.
a. Package the two components of the test set
separately, but combine in a single Method IA-14 of MIL-
P-116 as follows:
(1) Level A.
(a) Wrap bare items with chemically-neutral paper
conforming to MIL-P-17667.
(b) Cushion each component in a fiberboard con-
tainer conforming to W5s of W5c of PPP-B-636.
(c) Have 2 inches of cushioning on all sides, top and
bottom, using l-pound density polyethylene foam con-
forming to PPP-C-1752. Seal box with PPP-T-60 tape.
(d) Bag each box in a bag made of material con-
forming to MIL-B-137. Heat-seal bag.
(e) Place both fiberboard boxes in a wood-cleated
plywood container conforming to style 1, overseas type
(2) Level B. Requirements for this level are the same
as for level A, except that the fiberboard containers are
changed to domestic class of PPP-B-636 and the plywood
container is changed to V2s or V13C of PPP-B-636.
(3) Level C. Requirements for this level are the same
as for level B, except that commercially-available sub-
stitutions may be made for the chemically-neutral wrap.
b. Packing. Not required.
c. Marking. Mark each unit container for shipment in
accordance with MIL-STD-129 unless it is for level C.
For level C, only these markings are required:
(b) Noun nomenclature
(c) Quantity and unit of issue
(d) Names and addresses of shipper and addressee