Figure 9-5.-Example of live storage cycle log.
This inspection evaluates the condition of the equipment to establish replacement priorities. If conducted properly, it also provides the maintenance supervisor of the relieving battalion with a means of establishing a shop workload plan for the deployment.
At the time the "BEEP" inspection is conducted, all discrepancies, including rust, body damage, and paint requirements, are written on the Equipment Repair Order. The repairs needed during the "BEEP" vary with each situation. As a rule, all needed safety repairs will be corrected and repairs of less than 4 hours time
completed if parts are available. Major repairs, component overhaul, and body work are generally deferred until after the completion of the "BEEP" and the scheduled maintenance cycle has begun. Examples of equipment evaluation inspection and attachment evaluation inspection guides are in chapter 2, figures 2-17, 2-18, and 2-19.
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