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Transports 155mm ammunition in support of howitzers.
The M992 Carrier, Ammunition, Tracked is designed to transport
155mm ammunition from ammunition depots/supply points in support
of the M109/M110A2 family of howitzers. Since the M992 has the
same hull, power pack, drive train, and suspension as the M109/
110A2 family of howitzers, it is able to keep up with the
howitzer in convoy or during other type of moves. (Page 2, para
TM 9-2350-267-20 is the current manual to be used when performing
organizational maintenance on the M992 carrier. (Page 2, para 4)
Extinguish fire in the engine and crew compartments.
Because of the cargo carried on the M992 ammunition carrier, an
efficient fire protection system is essential.
system element of the AFES plays an important part in detecting a
fire and triggers the apparatus to activate the fire extinguisher
The AFES is designed to put out hydrocarbon type fuel
The engine AFES, the crew AFES, and the AFES Manual Discharge
System are the three subsystems of the AFES. (Page 3, para 1)