Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual: Direct Support and General Support Maintenance.
Model Number and Equipment Name: M60A1 Tank Chassis, Transporting, for Bridge, Armored-
Vehicle-Launched, Scissoring Type, Class 60.
Purpose of Equipment: Launch, retrieve, and transport scissoring type bridge.
MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those
prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR's)
If your M60A1 AVLB needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the
only one who can tell us what you don't like about our equipment. Let us know why you don't
like the design. Tell us why a procedure is hard to perform. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality
D e f i c i e n c y Report). Mail it to Commander, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command, AMSTA-
Q, Warren, Michigan 48397-5000. We'll send you a reply.
There are no calibration requirements for the maintenance of any component of the hull.
ENGLISH AND METRIC SYSTEM UNITS
Torque values specified in this manual are expressed in pound feet (lb-ft) or pound inches (lb-
in) followed by the metric equivalent in parentheses. The metric equivalent is expressed in
system international units Newton meters (N. m). There is a metric equivalents chart located
on the inside rear cover of this manual.