PRELIMINARY INSPECTION PROCEDURES
Before you begin your inspection of TOW GMs and
their containers, review the standing operating
procedure (SOP); the storage monitoring record, if
applicable; and the DA Form 3022-R (Army Depot
Surveillance Record), or DSR card, for these items.
In an actual inspection, all defects and other
necessary information would be entered on an
However, since you are conducting a simulated
inspection, all that is required is the identification
and classification of the defects.
Select a sample of TOW GMs for inspection based on the number of TOW GMs on hand in a particular lot.
Storage personnel will transport the samples to the inspection site. Make sure that the correct fire symbol is
posted before the samples are offloaded at the inspection site. The correct fire symbol for the TOW GM is Fire
The samples will be inspected in accordance with the criteria that are listed in SB 742-1410-92-005.
Check the shelf-life status of the TOW GM. The shelf-life of the TOW GM is 16 years from the date of
manufacture given on the DSR card.