tude that only general guidelines are provided
written procedure providing storage methods
by chapter 3, section VIII of TM 743-200-l
and standards and prescribing the necessary
for the quality evaluation of materiel in the
requirements for the surveillance of materiel
custody of supply and storage activities. This
standard supplements TM 743-200-l by pro-
(2) Storage quality level (SQL). That
viding a systematic procedure for storage
quality level applicable to storage sampling
cyclic inspectionof the test sets, radar specified
inspection expressed in terms of percent defec-
in paragraph 2 and indicates the limiting de-
tive or defects per 100 units, which ever is
applicable, specified for a given group of defects
storage practices, and other characteristics
of a product. It is the maximum allowable
It also establishes
which are acceptable.
accidental departure from specification re-
the basis for identifying materiel requiring
quirements which can be tolerated.
segregation, remedial care and preservation,
or reclassification action. Applicable require-
5. Reporting o f Supply Bulletin Improve-
ments of the standard may be used for per-
ments. Reporting of errors, omissions, and
forming receipt and preshipment quality con-
recommendations for improving this publica-
tion by the individual user is encoraged. Re-
ports should be submitted on DA Form 2028
4. Definitions. a. Definitions for the major-
(Recommended Changes to Publications) and
ity of specialized terms used can be found in
forwarded direct to Commanding General,
U. S. Army Electronics Command, ATTN:
AMSEL-ME-NMP-EM, Fort Monmouth, N. J.
b. Definitions for other specialized terms
are as follows:
( 1) Storage serviceability standard. A
SECTION II. STORAGE AND SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
6. Preservation, Packaging, and Packing.
Preservation, packaging, and packing will be
8. Storage. a. Type. Colltrolled humidity
in accordance with the requirements listed in
warehouse or heated warehouse.
appendix C. Items designated by 17-digit
code shall be preserved and packaged in ac-
b. Age Control. Test sets, radar will be
cordance with MIL-STD-726C; packing shall
issued on a first-in-first-out (FIFO) basis by
conform to the requirements specified in MIL-
date of manufacture, or date of rebuild.
P-55585 (EL). Items designated by military
c. Shelf Life. Test sets, radar are subject
specifications shall be preserved, packaged,
and packed in accordance with the require-
quired to be inspected and tested as specified
ments in the cited specification.
in appendix D.
7. Marking. Marking will be in accordance