Equipment Description and Data
records, and reports
Safety Care and Handling
Principles of Operation
Destruction of Army
Lifting and Moving
Material to Prevent Enemy
Reporting Equipment Im-
SECTION I. General Information
1-1. Scope. This manual covers unit and direct support maintenance for the General Cargo Container, Model
ML100, Figure 1-1. Maintenance shall be conducted with the intent of providing a serviceable, weather-proof
container. The container has doors on one side and at one end, and is designed for general purpose storage.
1-2. Maintenance forms, records, and reports. Maintenance forms and records that are required are as
a. DA Form 2404, Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet.
b. DA Form 2407, Maintenance Request Used for Requesting Support Maintenance.
c. DA Form 2407-1, Continuation Sheet Used for Requesting Support Maintenance.
d. For further information, refer to DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System
e. DA Form SF 361, Transportation Discrepancy Report.
1-3. Storage. Store cargo containers as follows.
a. Preparation for Storage. Visually inspect the outer surfaces of the cargo container for damage or
corrosion. Ensure that the latching mechanisms and hinges are adequately lubricated. Refer to Chapters 2
and 3 for necessary maintenance.
b. Storage Site. Select the best available site for administrative storage. Separate stored equipment
from equipment that is in use.
(1) Covered space is preferred. When sufficient covered space is not available, priority should
be given to items which are most susceptible to deterioration from the elements.
(2) Open sites should be improved hardstand, if available. Unimproved sites should be firm,
and well-drained locations kept free of excessive vegetation.