SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
mation concerning the original packaging ( para 2-1 )
will be helpful.
Disassembly procedures for Test Set, Transistor TS-
a. Material Requirement. The materials listed in
M36B/U consist of the procedures in a through c
the chart below are required for packaging Test Set,
Transistor TS-1836B/U. For stock numbers of ma-
a. Disconnect the three test leads, and place them
terials, consult SB 38-100.
in the storage space in the top of the instrument case.
b. Remove the front panel and top to the battery
Waterproof paper ------ 6 sq ft.
comparment. Remove the six batteries. Replace the
Waterproof tape -------- 4 ft.
Cotton twine --------------- 12 ft.
top to the battery compartment and front panel, be-
Corrugated cardboard ------ 6 sq ft.
ing careful to tighten all screws securely.
Gummed tape ----------- 4 ft.
c. Set the polarity switch to OFF.
Filler material --------- 3 lb.
b. Packaging. The test set shall be packed on all
surfaces with pads of filler material. Place the cush-
ioned unit within a wrap of corrugated cardboard.
The exact procedure for repackaging depends on the
Secure the corrugated cardboard with gummed tape.
material available and whether the equipment is to
c. Packing. Wrap the package in waterproof paper,
be shipped or stored. Adapt the procedures outlined
seal it with waterproof tape, and place it in a nailed
in a through c below whenever possible. The infor-
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Authority for Demolition
using the equipment. In this plan, personnel should
be assigned specific destruction tasks, but all person-
The demolition procedures given
nel in the using organization should be familiar with
to prevent the enemy from using
all aspects of the complete destruction plan. The
salvaging this equipment. Demolition of the equip-
plan must be adequate and easily carried out in the
ment will be accomplished only upon the order of the
field and must provide for as complete a destruction
as available time, equipment, and personnel will per-
b. Thorough demolition of equipment will be ac-
mit. Because the time required for complete dest ruc-
complished through the procedures outlined in Inter-
tion may not always be available, the destruction plan
national Standardization Agreement STANG 2113,
must establish priorities so that essential parts of the
Destruction of Military Tchnical Equipment. Meth-
equipments will be destroyed in the order of their
ods of destruction should damage equipment and es-
importance. Systematic destruction of the same im-
sential spare parts. so that it will not be possible to
portant units of equipment of a given type will pre-
restore the equipment to a usable condition in the
vent the enemy from learning the important features
combat zone either by repair or cannibalization. Re-
of the equipment or assembling a complete equipment
porting of destruction of equipment is to be done
by cannibalization of partially destroyed equipment.
through command channels.
Adequate destruction of some units of equipment
c. If a destruction plan is not provided by higher
should always be accomplished rather than partial
authority one should be prepared by the organization
destruction of all units. The method listed in para-