SHIPMENT, LIMITED STORAGE, AND DEMOLITION
TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
corrugated carton, arrange the pads so that they will
Disassembly of Equipment
receive the four corners of case 1 when it is placed in its
Prepare the SM-442A/GRC for shipment and storage as
b. Place case I on the four polystyrene corner pads
a. Disconnect all cabling, adapters, and dummy
in the corrugated carton.
loads from the test set.
c. Set one corner pad on each of the top corners
b. Store cables, adapters, and dummy loads in the
of case 1.
storage compartment in the front of cover of case 2.
d. Place the polyethylene shroud over case 1.
c. Check to see that trays A1 through A5 are
e. Place the taped corrugated carton into the
mounted and secured in case 1.
d. Close and secure the front covers on case 1 and
case 2 with the attached fasteners.
Repacking for Shipment or Limited Storage
Package case 2 as follows:
This section describes the method for preparing the SM-
a. Repeat the procedures given in paragraph 5-3a
442A/GRC for reshipment. Package the units in the
through f b. Place the top on the plywood crate and
original containers. If the original containers are not
fasten it securely with No. 2 klimp fasteners.
available, use those of similar quantity and size.
a. Prolonged Storage. Pack case 1 and case 2 in
the plywood crate in which they were shipped.
Package case 1 as follows:
b. Short storage. Seal the self-contained storage
a. Place the four polystyrene corner pads in the
cases and place them in an upright position.
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Authority for Demolition
Heavy tools will effectively destroy the
The demolition procedures given in paragraph 5-7 will
external parts mentioned in (1) above, but the
be used to prevent the enemy from using or salvaging
remainder of the exposed surfaces of the equipment
this equipment. Demolition of the equipment will be
are constructed of steel plate; attempts to damage it
accomplished only upon the order of the commander.
by smashing will be useless .
Methods of Destruction
(2) Remove the chassis from the cabinet.
The tactical situation and the time available will
Smash as many of the exposed parts of the various
determine the method to be used when destruction of
chassis as possible.
equipment is ordered. In most cases, it is preferred to
b. Cut. Cut the cabling, the cording, and the
completely demolish some portions of the equipment
wiring. Cut the power cable and all the cords and the
rather than partially destroy all the equipment units.
cables in a number of places.
a. Smash. Smash the interior units of the SM-
Be extremely careful with
explosives and incendiary devices. Use these items
(1) Smash the connectors, the meters, the
only when the need is urgent.
knobs, the dials, and the power supply.
c. Burn. Burn the technical manuals first. Burn as
much of the equipment as is flammable. Pour gasoline
on the cut cables and internal wiring and ignite them.
Burn spare parts, or pour gasoline on the spare parts
and ignite them. Complete the
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