Section I. GENERAL
This manual is for your use in operating and maintaining
the generator set, Models MEP-018A and MEP-023A.
Some portions of this publication are not applicable to all
services. These portions are prefixed to indicate the
services to which they pertain: (A) for Army, (F) for Air
Force and (N) for Navy. Portions not prefixed are
applicable to both services.
Maintenance Forms and Records
a. (A) Maintenance forms and records used by
Army personnel are prescribed by DA PAM 738-750.
(F)Maintenance forms and records used by
Air Force personnel are prescribed in AFM-66-1 and the
applicable 00-20 Sees Technical Orders.
c. (N) Navy users should refer to their service
peculiar directives to determine applicable maintenance
forms and records to be used.
Reporting of Errors
Report of error, omissions, and recommendations for
improvement this publication by the individual user is
encouraged. Response should be submitted as follows:
(A) Army-DA Form 2028 (Recommended
Changes to Publications, and Blank Forms), or DA Form
2028-2 located in the back of this manual direct to:
Commander, U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Command,
ATTN: AMSAT-I-MP 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St.
Louis, MO 63120-1798. You may also submit your
<firstname.lastname@example.org>.A reply will
be furnished directly to you. Instructions for sending an
electronic 2028 may be found at the back of this manual
immediately preceding the hard copy 2028.
b. (F) Air Force-AFTO Form 22 directly to:
Commander Sacramento Air Logistics Center, ATTN:
SM-ALC-MMEDTA, McClellan Air Force Base, CA
95652-5609, in accordance with TO-00-5-1.
(N) Navy - by letter direly to: Commanding
Officer, Naval Construction Battalion ion Center, ATTN:
Code 15741, Bldg. 43, Port Huenme, CA 93043-5000.
d. Applicable Army forms, excluding Standard
Form 46 (United States Government Motor Vehicles
Operators Identification Card) which is carried by the
operator, shall be kept in manual compartment mounted
Levels of Maintenance Accomplishment
(A) Users shall refer to the Maintenance
Allocation Chart (MAC) for tasks and levels of
maintenance to be performed.
(F) Air Force uses shall accomplish
maintenance at the user level consistent with their
capacity in accordance with policies established in AFM
(N) Navy users shall determine their
maintenance levels in accordance with their service
Demolition of Material to Prevent Enemy Use
Refer to TM 750-244-3 for information and
guidance pertaining to destruction of Army materiel to
prevent enemy use.
Administrative Storage (A.F)
a. Army Users:
administrative storage should be for short periods of time
when a shortage of maintenance effort exits. 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.
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
(MWOs) should be applied.
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.
Air Force users refer to TO 35-1-4,
Processing and Inspection of Aerospace Ground
Equipment for Storage and Shipment, for instructions
relative to administrative storage.
Preparation for Shipment and Storage
(A) Army - Refer to TB 740-97-2 and TM
(Air Force - Refer to TO35-1-4 for end item
generator sets and TO 38-1-5 for installed engine.
(N) Navy and Marine Corps-Refer to
individual service directives.
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