Intermediate storage is accomplished when radar set is to be stored between 46 and 180 days or when it is being shipped
over long distances, such as by cargo vessel. It consists of packing receiver-transmitter group, control-indicator groups,
shipping frames no. 1 and no. 2, shipping drums no. 5 and no. 6 and antenna pedestal and cable reels in wooden crates.
Before performing intermediate storage, perform administrative storage procedures (para 4-52).
The following crating procedure is typical for all components.
Before crating shipping frame no. 2, place 8 pounds (3.6 kg) of 16-unit desiccant bags, conforming to MIL-D-3464, in
frame. Frame should then be encased in waterproof barrier paper, conforming to MIL-B-131.
1. Using lifting device with suitable weight capacity, place unit on bottom pallet (1).
2. Secure sides (2) together and to bottom pallet (1) by nailing.
3. Secure top (3) to sides (2) by nailing.