SHIPMENT, LIMITED STORAGE, AND DEMOLITION TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
the equipment is to be shipped or stored. Refer to TM
Repackaging for Shipment or Limited
38-230-1 for instructions covering packaging for
Storage. The exact procedure for repackaging depends
shipment and storage of AN/GSM-286/287 electrical and
on the materials available, the type of equipment to be
packaged, and the conditions under which
Section II. DEMOLITIAN OF MATERIAL
4-2. Authority for Demolition.
b. Cut. Use axes, machetes, hatchets, and similar
tools to cut wiring, cording, and cabling.
prevent the enemy from using or salvaging this
Demolition of the equipment will be
accomplished only upon order of the Commander.
4-3. Methods of Destruction. The tactical situation
incendiary devices. Use these only when the
and time available will determine the method to be used
need is urgent.
when destruction of equipment is ordered. In most
cases, it is preferable to demolish completely some
c. Burn. Use gasoline, kerosene, flame throwers,
portions of the equipment rather than partially destroy all
or incendiary granades to burn cords, cables, spare
the equipment units.
parts, literature, etc.
a. Smash. Use sledges, axes, hammers, and
. Use firearms, grenades, powder
similar tools to smash meters, control panels, and
charges, or explosive compounds to demolish equipment
where feasible or necessary.
e. Dispose. Scatter or bury destroyed parts or
throw them in waterways, if possible.