ARMY TM 9-6115-666-13&P
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-505-1
SECTION VII. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
4.21. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
4.21.1. Short Term Storage. Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of
time when a shortage of maintenance effort exist. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or
within the time factors as determined by the directing authority. During the storage period, appropriate
maintenance records shall be kept.
a. Before placing the equipment in administrative storage, current preventive maintenance checks and
services should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all
Modification Work Orders (MWO) should be applied.
b. 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.
4.21.2. Intermediate Term Storage. This type of storage is used when the equipment is expected to be
stored from 45 to 180 days. Level A or B preservation and packing may be required.
4.21.3. Long Term Storage. This type of storage is used when the equipment is expected to be stored for
more than 180 days. Level A preservation and packing may be required.