MAINTENANCE OF THE HEMTT - OD1662 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
M985E1 CARGO VEHICLE.
Characteristics. In the following subparagraphs, we will discuss
the characteristics of the M977 FOV.
(1) The M977 cargo vehicle is used for ammunition resupply and other
(2) The M978 tanker is used to refuel wheeled and tracked vehicles
and for other resupply missions.
(3) The M983 tractor is used to transport Pershing II and Patriot
missile systems semitrailers.
(4) The M984 is used as a multipurpose vehicle capable of recovering
and towing a full spectrum of loaded, wheeled vehicles.
It has the
lift and reach capability to perform maintenance assistance associated
with removing and replacing powerpacks and heavy components from a
wide range of wheeled and tracked vehicles.