packed with a close-fitting fiberboard box
sistant. Place the technical literature pack-
conforming to PPP-B-640, class 2, grade A,
aged as specified in 1a(4)(a) above in the
style E or MIL-B-43291. Closure shall be
box directly under the lid of the box. Box
in accordance with the appendix of the ap-
closure shall be as specified in the appendix
plicable box specification. Reinforcing shall
of the box specification.
be by nonmetallic strapping or pressure-sen-
sitive filament tape banding conforming to
AM-871( )/U shall be packaged in a man-
PPP-S-760, type II or PPP-T-97, type IV,
ner that will afford adequate protection
respectively; selection of the material and
application shall be in accordance with the
during shipment from the supply source to
appendix of the applicable box specification.
the first receiving activity.
2. Packing. Packing shall be level A, B,
be packed as specified in a above.
or C as specified.
a. Level A.
(1) Palletized load. A quantity of Amp-
be packed as specified in a above except that
lifier AM-871( )/U packaged as specified
pallets, fiberboard boxes, and fiberboard caps
shall be of the type and size commonly used
pallet, load type I, conforming to MIL-STD-
for the purpose, and shall comply with the
147. A fiberboard cap shall be employed over
rules and regulations of the common carrier
the load having two sides extending down the
as applicable to the mode of transportation.
stacked load at least 12 inches to accomm-
Packing shall be accomplished in a manner
odate marking requirements. The cap shall
that will afford adequate protection to the
be fabricated of fiberboard conforming to
package and its contents during shipment
PPP-P-320, class weather-resistant, W5s. The
from the supply source to the first receiving
load shall be bonded to the pallet by strap-
(2) Less than palletized load. W h e n
3. Inspection. Inspection of military pack-
quantities per destination are less than a
aging shall be in accordance with MIL-P-116.
pallet load, a quantity of items packaged as