2-7. EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES.
Item Number Column. Items in this column are for reference. When completing DA Form 2404 or DA
Form 5988-E (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet), include the item number for the
check/service indicating a fault. Item numbers also appear in the order that you must do the checks and services
for the intervals listed.
Interval Column. This column describes when, and how often, the check is to be made. Thus, if a given
check is performed before operation, the word Before is opposite the check in the Interval column.
Perform the (Before) CHECKS before operating FRS.
Perform the (During) CHECKS while operating FRS. During operation means to monitor the FRS and its
related components while being operated.
Perform the (After) CHECKS right after operating the FRS.
Perform the (Weekly) CHECKS once a week.
Perform the (Monthly) CHECKS once a month.
Item To Be Inspected Column. The items listed in this column are divided into groups indicating the
portion of the equipment of which they are a part, i.e. front, left, engine. Under these groupings a few common
words are used to identify the specific item being checked.
Procedures Column. This column contains a brief description of the procedure by which the check is
Equipment Is Not Fully Mission Capable If: Column. This column contains the criteria that causes
the equipment to be classified as NOT READY/NOT AVAILABLE because of inability to perform its primary
mission. An entry in this column will:
Identify conditions that will make the equipment not ready/available for readiness reporting purposes.
2-8. SHORTENED MAINTENANCE INTERVALS.
Extreme weather conditions, periods of high use, or combat conditions may dictate that PMCS is performed more
often than is required in the PMCS Tables.
2-9. LUBRICATION REQUIREMENTS.
For lubrication requirements and procedures, refer to Appendix G.