Section L GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual: Organizational, Direct Support, and General Support Maintenance.
Model Number and Equipment Name: Launcher, for M48A5 Tank Chassis, Transporting: for
Bridge, Armored-Vehicle-Launched, Scissoring Type, Class 60.
Purpose of Equipment: To launch, retrieve, and transport a class 60 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).
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Refer to TM 750-244-6 for instructions on destruction of material to prevent enemy use.
Refer to TM 740-90-1 for instructions on administrative storage.
QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL (QA/QC)
No particular quality assurance or quality control manual pertains specifically to this
D e f e c t i v e material received through the supply system s h o u l d be reported on Quality
Deficiency Reort (QDR) SF 368. Instructions for preparing QDR's are provided in DA PAM 738-
750, Reporting of Quality Deficiency Data. QDR's should be mailed to Commander, U.S. Army
Tank-Automotive Command, ATTN: AMSTA-Q, Warren, MI 48397-5000. A reply will be furnished
directly to you.
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR'S)
EIR's must be submitted by anyone who knows of an unsatisfactory condition with equipment
design or use. You do not have to show a new design or list a better way to do a procedure, just
tell why the design is unfavorable or why a procedure is hard. EIR's may be submitted on SF 368
(Quality Deficiency Report). Instructions for preparing SF 368 are provided in DA PAM 738-750.
M a i l directly to Commander, U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Command, AMSTA-Q, Warren, MI
48397-5000. A reply will be sent directly to you.