31. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS)
is the systematic care, service, and inspection of equip-
ment to insure that the equipment is serviceable and
to prevent the occurrence of trouble.
a. PMCS Periods. Preventive
and services table 3-1, lists checks to he performed
daily. If the AN\PAS-6 is not used daily, it should
be checked and serviced immediately before going on
a mission and as soon after completion of a mission
as possible. Do not allow the AN/PAS-6 to go
beyond 1 week without performing the daily preven-
tive maintenance checks and services.
b. PMCS Reporting. If you cannot correct the de-
fect, a higher category of maintenance is required.
Record all checks in accordance with TM 38-750.
f i r s t column lists the interval and sequence that a
particular check or service is required, This column
is subdivided into three columns: B (Before Opera-
t i o n ) , D (During Operation), and A (After Opera-
The second column lists the item to be
i n s p e c t e d and the procedure. T h e t h i r d c o l u m n