TM 55-1670-251-20&P/TO 13D3-2-2
Section I. PREPARATION FOR USE
of the Kit
at Start of a Mission.
a. Generally, not all suspension com-
ponents and equipment available in the aerial
recovery kit will be required to recover a
b. The kit components and equipment
which are not required for a given recovery mis-
sion can be removed from the kit and left behind
at the storage site. These components must how-
ever be replaced in the kit after completion of
the particular mission.
2-2. After-Use Inspection and Packaging.
All recovery equipment should be dried
and cleaned before repackaging into the container.
a. Repacking of Drogue Chutes. T h e
method of repacking the drogue chutes is shown
it will be necessary to remove the mud before dry-
ing the webbing and fabric. Use standard para-
chute procedures for inspection.
b. Inspection of Tools. All tools used in
the previous recovery mission must be thoroughly
inspected, reconditioned and replaced if necessary.
c. Storage of the Equipment. All aerial
recovery kit equipment components and tools
which have been used, reconditioned, repaired or
replaced should be placed in their appropriate
compartment of the kit container as shown in
should then be locked and stored for a subsequent
Section Il. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
2-3. Common Tools and Equipment.
Standard and commonly used tools and
equipment having general application are not part
of the kit equipment set. Such tools will normally
be included in the equipment of the maintenance