ARMY - AR TM 38-700
Packaging of Materiel Preservation
|Publication Date:||27 October 2015|
Packaging of Materiel, is a joint regulation for all Department of Defense (DOD) components which establishes policies on the development of uniform requirements for the packaging of materiel acquired, stored, or shipped. The joint regulation implements Department of Defense Manual (DoDM) 4140.01, DOD Supply Chain Material Management Procedures, and covers policy requirements concerning the following:
Specifications and Standards
Levels of Protection
Project Information Exchange
It provides uniform criteria for the selection and prescription of packaging at the time of acquisition, storage, or shipment.
While the Packaging of Materiel publication relates to both preservation of the unit packs and packing of the shipping containers, this document will only address preservation requirements, including the levels of protection. Unit packs and intermediate packs will also be discussed in this chapter.