Section VII. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
4-36. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE . Placement of equipment in administrative
storage should be for short periods of time when a shortage of maintenance effort exists. Items should be in
mission readiness with 24 hours or within the time factors as determined by the directing authority. During storage
period, appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current maintenance services and Equipment Serviceable
Criteria (ESC) evaluations should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all
Modification Work Orders (MWOs) should be applied.
Storage Site Selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.