MIL-V-62038 Revision E, March 1, 1988
VEHICLES, WHEELED: PREPARATION, FOR SHIPMENT, AND STORAGE OF
Includes all amendments and changes through Cancellation Notice 1, January 9, 1998
Additional Comments: CNCL NO S/S
This specification provides the general requirements for the preservation, packaging and packing of automobiles, trucks, truck-tractors, trailers, and trailer dollies for shipment and storage. Preservation and packing shall hereafter be referred to as processing.
Processing for shipment and storage shall be in accordance with the applicable level of protection specified in 1.2.1.
Processing of vehicles shall be in accordance with the level of protection specified in the procurement document and the requirements of the applicable paragraphs of this specification referenced in the specific vehicle Equipment Preservation Data Sheet (EPDS), see example EPDS attached (see 6.2). Determination of level of protection shall be based on the following criteria:
Level A - Processing for domestic or overseas shipments and any storage outside of buildings in excess of 90 days from the date of processing with periodic care and preservation during storage required. Level B - Limited processing for immediate shipment and use, domestic or overseas, excluding open deck loading, and for any storage not to exceed 90 days from the date of processing.
Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: US Army Tank-Automotive Command, ATTN: AMSTA-GDS, Warren, MI 48397-5000, by using the self-addressed Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document, or by letter.