TM 5-4320-275-13 & P
Section VII. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
This section provides instructions for preparation of the pump assembly for storage or shipment.
4-28. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
a. Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when a shortage of
maintenance effort exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time factors as determined
by the directing authority. During the storage period appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
b. Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current maintenance services and equipment serviceable
criteria (ESC) evaluations should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all modification
work orders (MWO's) should be applied.
c. Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks, vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.
4-29. PACKING AND SHIPPING
a. Use shipping plugs, closures, or sealing tape to cover all openings in the pump assembly.
b. Attach to the pump assembly all forms, tags, and records applicable to the unit.