12 August 2002
Materials Currently in Use. Numerous commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)
materials are available. Some of these materials have been tested and approved for
DOD use while others have not. Before any material can be used on DOD airfields it
must be certified for use. Contact your service technical representative for the
appropriate material and installation procedures for your particular application.
Army. Engineering Research and Development Center, Geotechnical and
Structures Laboratory, Airfields and Pavements Branch, Internet
http://pavement.wes.army.mil/, DSN 446-2731, commercial (601) 634-2731.
2-1.2.2 Navy. Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Code ESC63, Internet
http://www.nfesc.navy.mil/, DSN 551-1447, commercial (805) 982-1447, FAX (805) 982-
2-1.2.3 Marine Corps. Expeditionary Airfields (EAF) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting
(ARFF), HQMC ASL-38, DSN 224-1835, commercial (703) 614-1835/1028/2742, FAX
2-1.2.4 Air Force. Headquarters Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency, Technical
Support Directorate (HQ AFCESA/CES), Internet http://www.afcesa.af.mil, DSN 523-
6334, commercial (850) 283-6334.
Locate the damage.
2-1.3.2 The repair material must be compatible with the existing surface being
2-1.3.3 Prepare the damaged area and mix the repair material in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions. Adjust the preparation and mixing procedures in
accordance with environmental conditions and experience.
Place the material and level as required.
EXPEDIENT/SUSTAINMENT CRATER REPAIRS
Repair Methods Currently in Use