1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by (as
applicable) DA Pam 738-750. The Army Maintenance Management Systems (TAMMS); DA Pam 738-751, Functional
Users Manual for the Army Maintenance Management Systems; or AR 700-138. Army Logistics Readiness and
1-3. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Command decision, according to the tactical situation, will determine when the destruction plan of the M1083 vehicles
will be accomplished. A destruction plan will be prepared by the using organization unless one has been prepared by
a higher authority. For general destruction procedures for this equipment, refer to TM 750-224-6, Procedures for
Destruction of Tank-Automotive Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use (U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments
1-4. OFFICIAL NOMENCLATURE, NAMES, AND DESIGNATIONS
Table 1-1 lists the nomenclature cross-reference used in this manual.
Table 1-1. Nomenclature Cross-Reference
Cold Start System
Ether Quick-Start System
Antifreeze, Ethylene, Glycol, Inhibited
Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV)
1-5. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR)
If your Medium Tactical Vehicle (MTV) 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 your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design. Put it on
an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at: Commander, U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments
Command, ATTN: AMSTA-TR-E/MPA, Warren, MI 48397-5000. We'll send you a reply.
1-6. WARRANTY INFORMATION
Refer to M1083 Series Warranty Program Technical Bulletin, TB 9-2300-366-15, for complete warranty information
covering the vehicle. Warranty starts on the date found in block 23, DA Form 2408-9, in the logbook. Report all
defects in material or workmanship to your supervisor, who will take appropriate action.
Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-7. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES
Refer to TM 9-2320-366-10-1 for equipment characteristics, capabilities, and features.