TM 55-1670-251-20&P/TO 13D3-2-2
2-4. Special Tools and Equipment.
No special tools or equipment are required over
and above basic tools common to general mechanics tool
box of MOS 67.
Section III. CLEANING AND LUBRICATION
cleaned of foreign material to allow mating tubes to slide
freely. All shackle bearing surfaces should be clean.
a. The kit equipment should be cleaned before
c. Remove grease or oil from webbing with dry
repackaging into the container. All fabric components
cleaning solvent (tetrachlorethylene) NSN
are to be allowed to dry and then brushed clean to
prevent an accumulation of grit which will accelerate
restitching are authorized.
abrasion. Drogue chutes should be allowed to dry,
shaken clean and repacked.
In general, no lubrication is required for any of the
Do not use pressurized air for cleaning the
nylon components as this will have a
tendency to force grit into weave.
b. Metal components should be wiped clean prior
Do not lubricate metal components of the
to repackaging. Specifically the spreader bar assembly
sling assemblies as this will accumulate
grit and accelerate wear.
Section IV. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS, SERVICE AND REPAIR
(1) A routine inspection of each component will
be made by the user before and after use.
a. This section contains general instructions for
(2) An inspection of the kit will be performed
inspection maintenance and repair of the Aerial
every six months using the Preventative Maintenance
Recovery Kit components. In the following paragraphs,
Checks and Services (PMCS), Table 2-1 by a qualified
and table 2-1 specific repair and inspection instructions
Military Parachute Rigger, or a qualified Army Aircraft
are presented to restore the major items to a serviceable
Quality Control and Technical Inspector. To facilitate
recording of this inspection, each kit will be stamped in
1 inch lettering with the date the kit is placed in service
b. Preventive maintenance and repair of the kit
by the using unit. The stamped date will be used in
components is most easily accomplished as a post mission
determining the date of the next inspection. The marking
operation since the items required cleaning and handling
will be with either Orange Yellow Parachute Marking
c. Two categories of inspection are applicable to
serviceable upon each six months inspection, the new