objective is to such magnitude that only general
(1) Storage serviceability standard. A written
guidelines are provided by chapter 3, section VIII of TM
procedure providing storage methods and standards and
743-200-1 for the quality evaluation of materiel in the
prescribing the necessary requirements for the
custody of supply and storage activities. This standard
surveillance of materiel in storage.
supplements TM 743-200-1 by providing a systematic
(2) Storage quality level (SQL). That quality
procedure for storage cyclic inspection of the amplifiers
level applicable to storage sampling inspection
expressed in terms of percent defective or defects per
100 units, whichever is applicable, specified for a given
practices, and other characteristics which are
group of defects of a product. It is the maximum
acceptable. It also establishes the basis for identifying
allowable accidental departure from specification
materiel requiring segregation, remedial care, and
requirements which can be tolerated.
preservation, or reclassification action.
requirements of the standard may be used for
5. Reporting of Equipment Publication Improve-
performing receipt and preshipment quality control
The reporting of errors, omissions, and
recommendations for improving this publication by the
individual user in encouraged. Reports should be
4. Definitions. a. Definitions for the majority of
submitted on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes
specialized terms used can be found in MIL-STD-109B.
to Publications) and forwarded direct to Commanding
b. Definitions for other specialized terms are as
General, U.S. Army Electronics Command, ATTN:
AMSEL-ME-NMP-EM, Fort Monmouth, N.J. 07703.
STORAGE AND SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
7. Marking. Marking will be in accordance with MIL-
6. Preservation, Packaging, and Packing. Preserva-
tion, packaging, and packing will be in accordance with
the requirements listed in appendix C. Items designated
by 17-digit code shall be preserved and packaged in
8. Storage. a. Type. Controlled humidity warehouse
accordance with MIL-STD-726; packing shall conform to
or heated warehouse.
the requirements specified in MIL-P55585 (EL). Items
b. Age Control
. Amplifiers will
on a first-
designated by military specifications shall be preserved,
in-first-out (FIFO) basis by date of manufacture or date
packaged, and packed in accordance with the
requirements in the cited specification.
c. Shelf Life.
Amplifiers are subject to
designated by an asterisk (*) shall be preserved,
packaged, and packed in accordance with the special
instructions cited for the item.