Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. Type of Manual: Direct Support and General Support Maintenance.
b. Model Number and Equipment Name: Cummins Model NTC-400 BC2, Six-Cylinder Inline, Turbocharged Diesel
c. Purpose of Equipment: Engine for Truck Chassis, Direct Support Section, Topographic Support System (TSS).
1-2. 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
1-3. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE. Procedures outlined in TM 750-244-6
(Procedures for Destruction of Tank-Automotive Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use) are applicable to this equipment.
1-4. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT. Instructions concerning storage or shipment of engine are found
in Chapter 3, Section XXXIII of this manual.
1-5. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR). EIR can and must be submitted by
anyone who is aware of an unsatisfactory condition with the equipment design or use. It is not necessary to show a new
design or list a better way to perform a procedure. Just simply tell why the design is unfavorable or why a procedure is
difficult. EIR may be submitted on SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail directly to: Commander, U.S. Army Tank -
Automotive Command, ATTN: AMSTA-QR, Warren, Michigan 48397-5000. A reply will be furnished to you.
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