M2/M3 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE: TURRET - OD1609 LESSON 2/TASK 3
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.
slipring is the main unit for the electrical and hydraulic connections between
hull and turret. The encoder, located on top of the slipring on the center of
turret floor, codes the movement of the slipring (in inches) and relays it to
azimuth indicator (in mils).
This task will contain an example of the replacement procedure for the encoder and
Maintenance of the Encoder and Slipring Assembly
This paragraph will cover the removal and installation of the encoder and slipring
Tools: Turret mechanic's tool kit and STE-M1/FVS test set.