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The light towers are positioned on the FC platform to provide lighting during night operations. The light towers are
positioned by the operators as desired.
The light towers are commercially available, self contained lighting systems. The light towers illuminate the work
area using four high pressure sodium 1000 watt lights each. The light towers are powered by a 3 cylinder diesel
engine. The light towers are stored in a 20 ft ISO container when not in use. The light tower container, with light
towers, weights 19,000 lbs.
TACTICAL QUIET GENERATOR AND ISO CONTAINER
The tactical quiet generator is located in the generator 20 ft ISO container. The ISO container is located on the
There are two types of tactical quiet generators authorized for use on the FC, 10 KW and 15 KW. The description and
specifications for the 15 KW tactical quiet generator may be found in TM 9-6115-642-10 and the description and
specifications for the 10 KW tactical quiet generator may be found in TM 9-6115-642-10.
The tactical quiet generator is supplied with fuel by the generator mounted day fuel tank. A 1000 gallon base fuel
tank is mounted in the ISO container. Fuel is transferred to the day fuel tank utilizing an electric fuel transfer pump.
A hand operated fuel transfer pump is provided in case of electric fuel transfer pump failure. A fuel gauge on the
generator instrument panel aids in the refueling of the day tank. The 1000 gallon fuel tank may be refueled inside or
outside the container. Fuel level indicator lights are mounted on the inside and outside of the container to aid in
refueling the 1000 gallon fuel tank.
Stainless steel motorized louvers provide air to the generator for cooling. Generator exhaust is routed outside of the
container. A stainless steel motorized vent provides ventilation for the generator shelter. Aluminum covers are used
while in storage to protect the louvers from the elements.