GROUND HOP PROCEDURES, M1 ABRAMS TANK
The student will perform ground hop procedures on the M1
Abrams tank powerpack in accordance with TM 9-2350-264-10
and TM 9-2350-264-20-1.
Conditions: Given the subcourse text.
Ground hop procedures on the M1 Abrams tank powerpack
will be performed in accordance with TM 9-2350-264-10 and
As an Army maintenance provider, you have dedicated yourself to
giving the M1A1 series tank the best possible maintenance.
the Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) and scheduled
maintenance you perform, you keep the tank operational. This ensures
that you and your unit can perform your mission on today's
battlefield, and help maintain unit readiness at a high level.
As a track vehicle repairer (63H20), the ground hop procedures you
perform for the M1 Abrams tank powerpack keep the tank operational
For you to perform this critical task correctly and ensure the crew's
safety, you must understand and perform the ground hop procedures as
described in this lesson.
PART A - POWERPACK REMOVAL
Tools and Supplies.
Prior to starting the actual powerpack removal procedures, you must
have the necessary tools and supplies on hand.
You must have the following tools available at the
work site to remove the powerpack from the M1 Abrams tank. (All item
numbers given refer to TM 9-2350-264-20-1 appendix E, which gives a
National Stock Number (NSN) and reference.)