Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
This manual will be used for maintenance of the Armored Vehicle-Launched Bridge (AVLB). This
manual provides information on the receipt, preparation for use, use, maintenance and inspection, repair
and storage of the 60-foot span, scissoring type, aluminum bridge. Use and special limitations of the
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed
by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management Systems (TAMMS).
1-3. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR).
If your equipment needs improvements, let us know. Send us an EIR The user is the only one who can
tell us what you do not like about your equipment. Let us know why you do not like the design. Tell us
why a procedure is hard to perform. Put the improvement on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report).
Mail SF 368 to us at: Commander, U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armament Command, ATTN:
TR-QHB, Warren, MI 48397-5000. We will send you a reply.
1-4. DESTRUCTION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE.
Refer to TM 750-244-6, Procedures for Destruction of Tank-Automotive Equipment to Prevent Enemy
1-5. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT.
Administrative storage or shipment procedures are contained in Chapter 5.
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