GENERAL SUPPORT MAINTENANCE
Section I. INTRODUCTION
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT. There are special tools required to maintain and repair the RMHS Reference Gyro
Set, see Appendix B.
LUBRICATION. The RMHS Reference Gyro Set does not require lubrication.
Inspect all module plugs, cable connectors and cables for any bent pins or damages.
b. This Section outlines the general support maintenance requirements for visual inspection and preventative
maintenance. Good care and alertness will help keep the portable RMHS Reference Gyro Set in top operating condition.
CLEANING. Refer to Appendix C for material identification and ordering information.
a. Cleaning and caring for the RMHS Reference Gyro Set is one of the most important maintenance functions that
you can perform. It is often overlooked. Proper cleaning is necessary to keep the RMHS Reference Gyro Set in
b. Inspect and clean the exterior of the RMHS Reference Gyro Set case. The exterior case surfaces should be free
of moisture, dirt, grease, rust, fungus, and exposed metal surfaces (dents and scratches).
a. When packed for shipment, the RMHS Reference Gyro Set is secured firmly by tie-down brackets provided in
the Gyro case.
b. While unpacking the angle position indicator, from the Gyro case, be careful to avoid damaging the unit. The
circuitry is sensitive to low-shock environments.
Avoid hitting or bumping the RMHS Reference Gyro Set during transportation as the
gyro gimbals are uncaged and can be damaged easily.