4.9 Packaging. Each inert ejection seat assembly and each ejection
seat assembly set of explosives shall be examined prior to closing the shipping
container(s). An ejection seat assembly contents list compiled in accordance
with MIL-STD-794 (modified as required) shall be verified to assure that
all components have been provided as required for the complete ejection seat
assembly installation. Each of the fully prepared shipping container(s)
containing the ejection seat assembly and explosive components shall be examined
to determine that the packaging, packing, and marking are in accordance with
section 5 of this specification.
Preservation shall be level A, B, or C as herein specified.
5.1.1 Level A.
184.108.40.206 Cleaning. Each ejection seat assembly, less any explosive or
explosive containing devices, shall be cleaned in accordance with MIL-P-116,
220.127.116.11 Drying. Each ejection seat assembly, less any explosive or
explosive containing devices, shall be dried in accordance with MIL-P-116.
18.104.22.168 Preservative applications. Petroleum base preservative compounds
shall not be used. Other preservatives, if necessary, shall be in accordance
with the requirements of MIL-P-116.
22.214.171.124 Unit packs. Unless otherwise specified in the contract (see
6.2.1), each ejection seat assembly, less any explosive or explosive containing
devices, shall be individually unit packed in accordance with MIL-STD-794,
utilizing method II of MIL-P-116. The cushioning, glocking, and bracing
shall protect the ejection seat assembly from shock and vibration damage.
126.96.36.199.1 Uninstalled components. The uninstalled components of the
ejection seat assembly (i.e., hoses, straps, cables, etc.) and the log book
shall be identified (part number and nomenclature) and shall be individually
bagged in containers fabricated of material in accordance with PPP-C-795, type
II and then consolidated and incorporated within the unit pack.
188.8.131.52.2 Outer container. The outer container shall be in accordance
with PPP-B-601 overseas type, style A. Each container shall be provided with
skids for handling with mechanical equipment.
184.108.40.206 Explosives and explosive containing devices. Explosive and
explosive containing devices shall be preserved and packaged in accordance
with the applicable federal or military specification and 49CFR-171 thru -179.
5.1.2 Level B. The requirements of Level A apply except that the outer
container shall be in accordance with PPP-B-601 domestic type container.