PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
1. Storage Site
a. Select the best available site for administrative storage. Separate store equipment from
equipment in use. Conspicuously mark the area "Administrative Storage".
b. Covered space is preferred.
c. Open sites should be improved hardstand, if available. Unimproved sites should be firm,
well drained, and free of vegetation.
2. Storage Plan
a. Store equipment so as to provide maximum protection from the elements and to provide
access for inspection, maintenance, and exercising. Anticipate removal or deployment
problems and take suitable precautions.
b. Take into consideration environmental conditions, such as extreme heat or cold; high humidity;
blowing sand, dust, or loose debris; soft ground; mud; heavy snows; or any combination
thereof, and take adequate precautions.
c. Establish a fire plan and provide for adequate fire fighting equipment and personnel.
3. Maintenance Services and Inspections.
a. Maintenance Services. Prior to storage, perform the next scheduled PMCS.
b. Inspection. Inspect and approve the equipment prior to storage. Do not place
nonmission-capable equipment in storage.
4. Correction of Shortcomings and Deficiencies. Correct all shortcomings and deficiencies prior
to storage, or obtain a deferment from the approving authority.
5. Lubrication. Lubricate equipment in accordance with WP 0039.