ARMY TM 9-6675-349-12&P
MARINE CORPS TM 11039-12&P
It is very important to make sure that the IPADS storage case and the IPADS are
moisture free/"bone" dry before storing the IPADS for longer than 30 days.
Ensure that following exposure to salt spray or salt fog, that IPADS is rinsed with
clean, fresh water and allowed to dry before placing the IPADS into its dry
When using or storing the IPADS in the field, the case should be kept as dry as possible and the unit wiped
clean prior to placement into the case. If fungal growth is noted, wipe the area with a wet cloth (with some
soap if possible) or use alcohol wipes.
BCU battery packs are shipped inside BCU when delivered, requiring no installation. Packs may be installed in
BCU for up to three months provided they are not stored in a discharged state (Battery Good indicator not lit
when connected to external power). Perform a 24-hour charge cycle prior to use.
To prevent injury to personnel while working on batteries, all rings,
watches, bracelets, etc., must be removed.
BCU contains acid-filled batteries that may generate hydrogen gas. Keep
heat and ignition sources away. Do not allow battery liquid to touch skin or
clothing. If battery liquid touches skin, flush area immediately with water.
If it touches the eyes, flush immediately with water for 30 minutes and seek
medical attention without delay.