OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This work package contains instructions for safely operating the M1070 Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) Tractor
Truck with Crew Protection Kit (CPK) installed.
Read and follow the procedures in Operation Under Usual Conditions in TM 9-2320-360-10 before operating with
INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND DAILY CHECKS
Refer to WP 0004 00 for the location and operation of operator controls.
Perform Before operation Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) before operating vehicle (WP 0008 00
Due to increased weight of HET with armor kit installed, operator should be aware of differences in vehicle
driving characteristics and adjust his/her driving accordingly. Failure to do so may cause an accident and
injury or death to personnel.
Increase in vehicle weight with armor kit installed does NOT include weight of A/C kit, suspension
upgrades or cab mount upgrades.
With armor kit installed, vehicle is heavier than usual by approximately 3,698 lb (1,677 kg). Due to this increased
weight, adjust driving to allow for greater stopping distance.
Vehicle may steer differently than without armor kit installed. Adjust vehicle speed accordingly and exercise caution.
Operate heater/air conditioning system as needed to ensure proper cab ventilation.
Maintain good visibility for operating personnel. Keep ballistic glass at side door windows and windshield clean. Fol-
low cleaning instructions in Cleaning Ballistic Glass (WP 0010 00).
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