SHIPMENT, ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE, AND
DEMOLITION TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE
d. Packing. Pack the disassembled components,
4-1. Preparation of Equipment for Shipment
basic issue items, and publications in a suitable
a. General. Instructions for preparation of the
container, and secure to the hammer. Refer to
hammer for domestic shipment are provided in
TM 38-230 for guidance in selection, fabrication
this paragraph. Preservation and packaging
and packing of the container.
shall be accomplished in a sequence that will not
e. Marking. Mark in accordance with MIL-
require the operation of previously preserved
f. Loading. Load, block, brace, and tie-down
b. Inspection. Examine the hammer for any
hammer in accordance with carrier rules and
unusual condition such as damage, rusting, ac-
cumulation of water and/or missing components.
Make a complete inspection of the hammer as
4-2. Administrative Storage
outlined in the Preventive Maintenance Checks
Preparation, care, and removal of equipment in
c. Preservation. Clean, paint, preserve and
administrative storage will be in acordance with
the applicable requirements of TM 740-90-1
weather-proof in accordance with applicable re-
(Administrative Storage of Equipment).
quirements of TM 740-90-1.
Section II. DEMOLITION OF HAMMER TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
When capture or abandonment of the diesel pile
(4) Remove the starting device.
hammer is imminent, the responsible unit com-
(5) Engage lifting mechanism while ham-
mander must make the decision to either destroy
mer is running and continue to run hammer.
the equipment or render it inoperative. Based on
b. Demolition by Mechanical Means. Use a
this decision orders are issued which cover the
sledge hammer, crowbar, picks, axes, or other
desired extent of destruction. Whatever method
heavy tools to damage the fuel and lube pumps,
of demolition is employed, it is essential to de-
the injector assembly and the starting device.
stroy the same vital parts of all the hammers and
all corresponding repair parts.
4-6. Demolition to Render the
a. Demolition by Misuse.
ing charges and detonate them simultaneously
with a detonating cord and a suitable detonator.
(1) Throw sand, dirt and small pieces of
metal in intake, exhaust, and vent ports and oper-
(1) Two pound charges on fuel and lube
(2) Remove the injector assembly.