This RPSTL lists and authorizes spares and repair parts, special tools, special Test, Measurement and
Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE), and other special support equipment required for performance of Unit,
Direct Support, and General Support maintenance of the Armored Combat Earthmover, M9 (including depot
maintenance spares and repair parts). It authorizes the requisitioning, issue, and disposition of spares,
repair parts, and special tools as indicated by the Source, Maintenance and Recoverability (SMR) codes.
In addition to the Introduction work package, this RPSTL is divided into the following work packages:
Repair Parts List Work Package. Work packages containing lists of spares and repair parts
authorized by this RPSTL for use in the performance of maintenance. These work packages also
include parts which must be removed for replacement of the authorized parts. Parts lists are
composed of functional groups in ascending alphanumeric sequence, with the parts in each group
listed in ascending figure and item number sequence. Sending units, brackets, filters, and bolts shall
be listed with the component they mount on. Bulk materials are listed by item name in FIG. BULK
at the end of the work packages. Repair parts kits are listed separately in their own functional group
and work package. Repair parts for reparable special tools are also listed in a separate work package.
Items listed are shown on the associated illustrations.
Special Tools List Work Package. Work packages containing lists of special tools, special TMDE,
and special support equipment authorized by this RPSTL (as indicated by Basis of Issue (BOI)
information in the DESCRIPTION AND USABLE ON CODE (UOC) column). Tools that are
components of common tool sets and/or Class VII are not listed.
Cross Reference Indexes Work Package. There are two cross-reference indexes work packages in
this RPSTL: The National Stock Number (NSN) Index work package and the Part Number (P/N)
Index work package. The NSN Index work package refers you to the figure and item number. The
P/N Index work package refers you to the figure and item number.
EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS IN THE REPAIR PARTS LIST AND
SPECIAL TOOLS LIST WORK PACKAGE.
Item No. [Column (1)]. Indicates the number used to identify items called out in the illustration.