4.5.5 During and after performance of the above environmental tests, no
damage shall occur which could affect proper operation or function.
4.5.6 At the completion of the above environmental tests, the torpedo tube
shall meet all the quality conformance rests of 4.4.
PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
5.1 Preservation and Packaging. Preservation and packaging shall be
Level A or C as specified (see 6.2).
5.1.1 Level A
188.8.131.52 Cleaning. Unless otherwise specified, the torpedo tube assembly
shall be cleaned in accordance with Method C-1 of MIL-P-116.
184.108.40.206 Drying. Unless otherwise specified, the torpedo tube shall be
dried by one or more of the procedures, as deemed suitable, of MIL-P-116.
The torpedo tube shall be placed in the nonoperat-
ing condition. Immediately after cleaning and drying, the external un-
painted metal surfaces which are subject to corrosion shall be perserved
by the application of preservative compound conforming to the requirements
of MIL-C-16173, Grade 2.
220.127.116.11 Unit packaging.
5.1.2 Level B. Not applicable.
5.1.3 Level C. Cleaning, drying, preservation, and packaging may be in
accordance with the supplier's commercial practice if such practice has been
approved by the procuring activity.
5.2.1 Level A
18.104.22.168 Exterior containers. The torpedo tube assembly, in the nonoperat-
ing condition, shall be packed in a nailed wood, skid-mounted crate with
rubbing strips in accordance with MIL-C-104 for Class 1, Style A, Type I
crates. The base of the torpedo tube shall be rigidly fastened to the load
bearing members of the skid base and the tube barrels shall be braced and
cushioned to prevent movement.
5.2.2 Level B.