TM 9 1015 252 10 M119A2 Essay

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*TM 9-1015-252-10
TECHNICAL MANUAL
OPERATOR’S MANUAL
FOR

HOWITZER, LIGHT, TOWED:
105-MM, M119A2
NSN 1015-01-482-4914 (EIC: 3WE)
LIN: H57505

*Supersedes TM 9-1015-252-10, 15 August 2006.
This information is furnished upon the condition that it will not be released to another nation without the specific authority of the Department of the Army of the United States, that it will be used for military purposes only, that individual or corporate rights originating in the information, whether patented or not, will be respected, that the recipient will report promptly to the United States, any known or suspected compromise, and that the information will be provided substantially the same degree of security afforded it by the Department of Defense
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Figure 1. Crew Areas.
Area 1 - Consists of work areas of Gunner, Assistant Gunner, and Cannoneer No. 1 during firing.
Area 2 - Consists of area around prime mover, to include work areas of the Chief of Section, Ammunition Team Chief,
Cannoneer No. 2, and Driver during firing.
Area 3 - Consists of area extending from prime mover to powder pit.
Leadership should rotate personnel to minimize points to any given crewmember.

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TM 9-1015-252-10
GENERAL SAFETY WARNINGS DESCRIPTION –Continued.

WARNING
When unfolding howitzer, jack strut must be placed fully into jack strut socket on trail, and firmly set on a stable base, such as a wooden block. Failure to seat jack strut could result in personnel injury or trail damage.
The run-back stop must be installed at all times, except during firing. Weapon could come out of battery if run-back stop is not installed, causing damage to equipment and injury to personnel.
While detached from the prime mover, use mechanical wheel brakes. The hydraulic handbrake will not prevent the howitzer from rolling backward. Failure to use the mechanical wheel brakes could cause injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
When firing from firing platform, and if howitzer is fired at greater than 90 mils cant, one wheel and tire assembly may come
off

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