Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
NOMENCLATURE CROSS-REFERENCE LIST
a. Type of Manual. Unit Maintenance Including Repair Parts and Special
Skid-Mounted Decontaminating Apparatus
b. Model Number and Equipment Name. Decontaminating Apparatus:
Power-Driven, Skid-Mounted, 500-Gallon, M12A1.
c. Purpose of Equipment. Sprays decontaminating materials, fights fires
with water or foam, deices, cleans vehicles, pumps various fluids, and showers
Liquid Fuel Water Heater
Tank drain valve
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS. Department of
Tank, Liquid Storage
the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those
Fuel Pump and
prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System
Ignition Drive Motor
Quick Release Clamp
1-3. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE. Pro-
cedures and materials used to destroy the decontaminating apparatus are
1-7. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR).
listed in TM 43-0002-31.
If your decontaminating apparatus needs improvement, let us know. Send us
1-4. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT. Refer to TM 740-90-1
an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you don't like
for administrative storage requirements. Refer to TM 38-230-1 and -2 for pre-
about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design. Tell us why a
servation and packing instructions.
procedure is hard to perform. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report).
Mail it to us at: Commander, US Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical
1-5. OFFICIAL NOMENCLATURE, NAMES, AND DESIGNATIONS. This list-
Command, ATTN: AMSMC-MAR-A (A) Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-
ing includes nomenclature cross-references used in this manual.
5423. We'll send you a reply.
b. Capabilities and Features.
1-8. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES.
(1) Sprays decontaminating materials
(2) Firefights with water or foam
(4) Cleans vehicles and equipment
(5) Pumps various fluids
(6) Showers personnel