The terms ready/available" and mission capable" refer to the same status: Equipment is on hand and
ready to perform its combat mission (See DA Pam 738750).
d. The "EQUIPMENT IS NOT READY/AVAILABLE IF:" column in Table 2-1 tells you when your grounding kit is non-
mission capable and why it cannot be used
e. If anything looks wrong and you cant fix it, write it on your DA Form 2404. IMMEDIATELY report it to your supervisor.
f. When you check for operating condition, " you look at the component to see if its serviceable.
Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Grounding Kit, MK-2551A/U
Item to Check/
cable for ob-
or kinks. Re-