Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual:
Model Number and Equipment Name:
M48A5 Tank Chassis, Transporting, for Class 60
Scissoring Type, Armored-Vehicle-Launched Bridge (M48A5 AVLB).
Purpose of Equipment:
Provide a transportable bridge that can be launched and retrieved
while providing maximum ballistic protection for the crew.
MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS AND REPORTS
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).
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR's)
If your M48A5 AVLB needs improvement, let us know.
Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the
only one who can tell us what you dont like about our equipment. Let us know why you dont
like the design.
Tell us why a procedure is hard to perform. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality
Mail it to:
Commander, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Command,
AMSTA-Q, Warren, Michigan 48397-5000. Well send you a reply.
USE OF ENGLISH AND METRIC SYSTEM UNITS
Torque values specified m this manual are expressed m pound feet (lb-ft) or pound inches (lb-in.)
followed by the metric equivalent in parentheses.
The metric equivalent is expressed in system
international units Newton meters (N. m). The metric system and equivalents conversion table
is located on inside back cover of this manual.
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Refer to TM 750-244-6 for instructions on destruction of materiel to prevent enemy use.
Refer to TM 740-90-1 for instructions on administrative storage.
QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL (QA/QC)
No particular quality assurance or quality control manual pertains specifically to the
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