Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual : Direct Support and General Support Maintenance.
Model Number and Equipment Name : Combat Engineer Vehicle, Full-Tracked, M728.
Purpose of Equipment : Provide a mobile and maneuverable weapon for combat support of ground troops and vehicles. It
is equipped with a hydraulically-operated bulldozer mounted to the front of the hull. A winch and a boom are mounted to
the turret for lifting, carrying, and winching. The M728 vehicle is used for breaching, obstacle removal, transportation of
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 M728 Engineer Vehicle needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can
tell us what you don't like about our equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design. Tell us why a procedure is
hard to perform. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to Commander, U.S Army Tank-Automotive
Command, AMSTA-Q, Warren, Michigan 48397-5000. We'll send you a reply.
There are no calibration requirements for the maintenance of any component of the hull.
ENGLISH AND METRIC SYSTEM UNITS
Torque values specified in this manual are expressed in pound feet (lb-ft) or pound inches (lb-in) followed by the metric
equivalent in parenthesis. The metric equivalent is expressed in system international units Newton meters (Norm). There
is a metric equivalents chart located on the inside rear cover of this manual.
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