b. The material presented here provides operators with information and
procedures needed to provide the safest and most efficient operation of these
vehicles. This information includes:
(1) Operator forms and records.
(2) Descriptions of each vehicle and its operation.
(3) The purpose of each vehicle.
(4) Vehicle limitations.
(5) The function of all controls and indicators.
(6) Operating instructions for each vehicle.
(7) Cautions and warnings to operators regarding safety to personnel and
(8) How and when to use special purpose kits.
(9) Operator maintenance checks and service procedures.
(10) Troubleshooting procedures to be followed by operators if the vehicle
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS
(Army) Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment
maintenance will be those prescribed by DA Pam 738-750, The Army Mainte-
nance Management System (TAMMS). (Marine Corps) Refer to TM 4700-15/1
1-3. HAND RECEIPT MANUAL
This operators manual has a companion document with a TM number followed
by -HR (which stands for Hand Receipt). The TM 9-2320-280-10-HR consists of
preprinted hand receipts (DA Form 2062) that list end item related equipment
(i.e., COEI, BII, and AAL) you must account for. As an aid to property account-
ability, additional -HR manuals may be requisitioned from the following source
in accordance with procedures in chapter 12, AR 25-30:
U.S. Army Publications Distribution Center
2800 Eastern Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21220-2896
1-4. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT
(Army) If your M998 series vehicles need improvement, let us know. Send us an
EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you dont like about your
equipment. Let us know why you dont like the design or performance. Put it on an
SF 368 (Product Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at: Commander, U.S.
Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-TR-Q, Warren,
Michigan 48397-5000. Well send you a reply.