M2/M3 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE: TURRET - OD1609 LESSON 2/TASK 1
REPLACING THE TURRET TRAVERSE DRIVE GEARBOX, GUN
ELEVATION DRIVE GEARBOX, HANDWHEEL DRIVE CHAIN,
AND ENCODER AND SLIPRING ASSEMBLY
Within a self-study environment and given the subcourse text, without assistance.
Within one hour
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
The turret drive system consists of the turret traverse drive, gun elevation drive,
and TOW elevation drive. The turret traverse drive, gun elevation drive, and TOW
elevation drive are used to position the 25mm gun and the TOW launcher. Each drive
consists of an electric motor which drives a gearbox. The procedures for replacing
the gearbox for the turret traverse drive will be covered in this task.
Maintenance of the Traverse Drive Gearbox
a. Initial Setup.
(1) Tools: Turret mechanic's tool kit and STE-M1/FVS test set.