PRIN. OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES - OD1619 LESSON 1/TASK 1
Describe the principles, components, and operation of both the two
Within a self-study environment and given the subcourse text, without assistance.
Within two hours
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
Military vehicles incorporate all forms of wheeled and tracked vehicles, including
the full range of body types found in commercial vehicles. However, there are also
bodies and equipment that are unique to military operations.
They include all
types of trucks, tractors, truck tractors, personnel carriers, tanks, self-
propelled guns, motorized and mechanized special purpose equipment, trailers, vans,
and special purpose towed vehicles.
The principal distinction between these vehicles and their commercial counterparts
is that military vehicles are specifically designed for military purposes.
include combat operations and the transportation of cargo, personnel, or equipment;
towing other vehicles or equipment; and operations, both cross-country and over
roads, in close support of combat vehicles and troops. Such vehicles are designed
and constructed to endure the rigors of the military environment and to continue to
operate at, or above, a prescribed minimum performance