cified for a given group of defects of a product.
4. Definitions. Definitions for the majority of spe-
It is the maximum allowable accidental departure
cialized terms used herein can be found in MIL-
from specification requirements which can betel-
STD109. Definitions for other specialized terms
a. Storage serviceability standard. A written
5. Reporting of Supply Bulletin Improvements.
procedure providing storage methods and stand-
The reporting of errors, omissions, and recom-
ards and prescribing the necessary requirements
mendations for improving this publication by the
for the surveillance of materiel in storage.
individual user is encouraged. Reports shall be
submitted on DA Form 2028 (Recommended
b. Storage quality level (SQL). That quality
Changes to Publications) and forwarded direct to
level applicable to storage sampling inspection ex-
U.S. Army Electronics Command ATTN: AM-
pressed in terms of percent defective or defects
SEL-MA-AC, Ft. Monmouth, N.J. 07703.
per hundred units, whichever is applicable, spe-
STORAGE AND SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
c. Shelf Life. The radio set is subject to de-
6. Preservation, Packaging, and Packing. Preser-
terioration during storage and is required to be
vation, packaging, and packing of the radio set
inspected and tested as specified in appendix D.
shall be in accordance with the requirements listed
in appendix C. All items shall be preserved and
d. Tests. All test requirements for the radio set
packaged in accordance with MIL-STD-726C;
with the federal stock numbers of each unit are
packing shall conform to the requirements speci-
given in appendix B.
fied in MIL-P-55585 (EL).
e. Precautionary Action. When the radio set is
7. Marking. In addition to
any special marking
being prepared for storage or issue, be sure that
required by the contract or
order, interior pack-
there are enough personnel and sufficient moving
ages and exterior shipping
containers shall be
apparatus available to eliminate the possibility of
marked in accordance with
damage to the equipment or injury to the per-
8. Storage. a. Type. The preferred type of storage
environment for the radio set is a controlled hu-
midity warehouse or heated warehouse.
9. Disposition of Rejected Materiel. Rejected ma-
teriel will be tagged and reclassified into the prop-
b. Age Control. The radio set will be issued on
er condition code in accordance with AR 72550.
a first-in-first-out (FIFO) basis by date of man-
For other than new materiel all defective units in
ufacture, or date of rebuild. The dates can be es-
a lot shall be repaired, or disposition requested in
tablished from the original government procure-
ment contract number or the rebuild lot number.
accordance with AMC and depot procedures.