S250 SHELTER CARRIERS (M1037 AND M1042)
Differences. The only difference between the M1037 shelter carrier and the M1042 shelter carrier is
that the M1037 does not have a winch and the M1042 does. This difference affects:
Special Winch-Assisted Operations
It does not affect the basic purpose, performance, or special limitations of the vehicles.
Purpose of the Vehicle. The M1037 and M1042 shelter carriers provide the capability to secure and
transport the S250 electrical equipment shelter with a total payload (including crew) of 3,600 pounds (1,634
kilograms). The M1042 is equipped with a winch. This feature permits recovery operations of similar vehicles.
Performance. Fully-loaded M1037 and M1042 shelter carriers will climb road grades as steep as 60%
(31°) and traverse a side slope of up to 40% (22°). The vehicles ford hard bottom water crossings up to 30
inches (76 centimeters) without a deepwater fording kit and 60 inches (152 centimeters) with the kit. Refer to
table 1-15 for cruising range.
Special Limitations. None.
Special Instructions in the Manual.
Refer to paragraph 2-2, Controls, Indicators, and Equipment.
Refer to chapter 2, section V, Cargo/Troop Carrier and S250 Shelter Carrier Operation.