FIELD PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) INTRODUCTION
1. To ensure that the H100C is ready for operation at all times, it must be inspected on a regular basis so that
defects may be found and corrected before they result in injury, damage, or equipment failure.
2. The PMCS Table in WP 0018 contains systematic instructions on inspections, lubrications, services, tests, and
corrections to be performed by the operator to keep the equipment in good operating condition and ready for
its primary mission.
EXPLANATION OF TABLE ENTRIES
1. Item No. Column. Numbers 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 perform checks and services for the
2. Interval Column. This column tells you when you must perform the procedure in the Procedure column:
a. Weekly procedures must be done once each week.
b. Bimonthly procedures must be done twice each month.
Monthly procedures must be done once each month.
d. Quarterly procedures must be done once every three months.
e. Semiannual procedures must be done once every 6 months.
Annual procedures must be done once each year.
g. Biennial procedures must be done once every two years.
h. Initial 100 Hours must be done after the first 100 hours of operation.
Periodic procedures must be done as needed.
3. Item to Check/Service Column. This column lists the item to be checked or serviced.
The WARNINGs and CAUTIONs appearing in your PMCS table should always be
observed. WARNINGs and CAUTIONs appear before applicable procedures. You must
observe these WARNINGs to prevent injury or death to yourself and others, and
CAUTIONs to prevent your equipment from being damaged.
4. Procedure Column. This column gives the procedure you must perform to check or service the item listed in
the Item to Check/Service column to know if the equipment is ready or available for its intended mission. You
must perform the procedure at the time stated in the Interval column.
5. Not Fully Mission Capable If: Column. Information in this column tells you what faults will keep your
equipment from being capable of performing its primary mission. If you perform check/service procedures that
show faults listed in this column, the equipment is not mission-capable. Follow standard operating procedures
for maintaining the equipment or reporting equipment failure.