b. Demolition By Burning. Pack rags, cloth-
217. Demolition by Explosives or
ing, or canvas around the engine, fuel tank,
control panel, battery, and pump. Saturate this
a. Demolition By Explosives. Place the fol-
packing with gasoline, oil, or diesel fuel, and
lowing charges, and detonate them simultane-
ously with detonating cord and a suitable deto-
c. Demolition By Submersion. Totally sub-
merge the test stand in a body of water to pro-
(1) One ½ pound charge on each wheel.
vide water damage and concealment.
(2) Two ½ pound charges on the engine.
(3) One ½ pound charge on the battery.
(4) Two ½ pound charges on the hydrau-
All operators should receive thorough train-
(5) Two ½ pound charges on the reser-
ing in the destruction of the test stand (FM
525). Simulated destruction, using all of the
b. Demolition By Weapons' Fire. Fire on the
methods listed above, should be included in the
test stand with the heaviest suitable weapons
operator training program. It must be empha-
sized in training, that demolition operations are
usually necessitated by critical situations when
218. Other Demolition Methods
time available for carrying out destruction is
a. Demolition by Scattering and Concealment.
limited. For this reason, it is necessary that
Remove all easily accessible vital parts from
o p e r a t o r s be thoroughly familiar with all
the engine and from the pump. Scatter these
methods of destruction of equipment, and be
parts through dense foliage or throw them in a
able to carry out demolition instructions with-
lake, stream, or other body of water.
out reference to this or any other manual.