SECTION I. GENERAL INFORMATION
This manual is for your use in operating and maintaining the Alarm-Monitor Group (AMG) OA-9431/FSS-9(V). The AMG
requires a user furnished IBM-PC/AT compatible computer with MS-DOSO Version 3.2 or higher, keyboard, color
monitor, dot matrix printer to make the AMG functional (figure 1-1). When used in conjunction with the computer, the
AMG replaces the Monitor Cabinet(s) of the Joint Service Interior Intrusion Detection System (J-SIIDS) and enhances
existing J-SIIDS installations.
1.2 MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA PAM
738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1.3 CORROSION PREVENTION AND CONTROLCPC).
Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPC) of Army materiel is a continuing concern. It is important that any corrosion
problems with this item be reported so that the problem can be corrected and improvements made to prevent the
problem in future items.
While corrosion is typically associated with rusting of metals, it can also include deterioration of other materials, such as
rubber and plastic. Unusual cracking, softening, swelling, or breaking of these materials may be a corrosion problem.
If a corrosion problem is identified, it can be reported using Standard Form 368, Product Quality Deficiency Report. Use
of key words such as "corrosion, " "rust, " "deterioration, " or "cracking" will ensure that the information is identified as a
CPC problem. The form should be submitted to the address specified in DA PAM 738-750.
1.4 DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE.
Refer to TM 750-244-3 for instructions on destruction of Army materiel to prevent enemy use.
1.5 REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR).
If your OA-9431/FSS-9(V) needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user are the only one who can
tell what you don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality
Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at Commander, U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Command, ATTN: AMSAT-I-MDO, 4300
Goodfellow Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. We will send you a reply.
1.6 WARRANTY INFORMATION.
Warranty program is governed by DA PAM 738-750. Report all defects in material and workmanship to your supervisor,
who will take appropriate action.
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