HIGH PERFORMANCE RESCUE HOIST ASSEMBLY
CABLE CUTTER ASSEMBLY
Date of manufacture is shown on cartridge and can be interpreted as follows:
Example - CDI95C
CDI is Company Code
95 is Year of Manufacture
C is Month of Manufacture
Government Part Number: Example - CTG IMP 007-003
Manufacture Internal Number
After activation of P/N 42277E182 (cable cutter assembly) use P/N K303104-
1 (refire kit) and MU-34 cartridge for repair. Barrel and cap will be reused
Cartridge Actuated Device (CAD) has a hermetically sealed shelf life of 12
years from date of manufacture and a maximum installed life of 48 months.
When CAD is removed from its hermetically sealed container installed life
begins. Cartridge replacement is mandatory when CAD reaches its 12 year
shelf life or 48 month installed life.
If CAD is manufactured in January 2006 its shelf life expires January 2018;
however, if same CAD is removed from its hermetically sealed container in
February 2006 then its installed life expires February 2010. Furthermore, if
same CAD is removed from its hermetically sealed container in February
2015 then installed life will expire January 2018. Installed life WILL NOT
exceed manufacture date/shelf life of 12 years.
Dispose of expired CADs in accordance with DoD and Army regulations
governing disposal of munitions.