Figure 18. M548A1 Cargo Carrier. All dimensions are in inches.
1-7-5. M577, M577A1, and M577A2 Carrier
Command Post (figs 1-9 and 1-10). This is a
lightweight carrier used as an operational staff
office and command post. A tent extension at-
taches to the rear of the carrier and doubles the
available work area. The M577A2 is a product
improvement of the M577A1.
1-7-6. M667 Missile Equipment Carrier (figs
1-11 and 1-12). This is a lightweight, unar-
mored carrier used to transport weapons systems
such as Lance. The M667 is capable of LAPES
operations and LVAD.
1-7-7. M730A2 Guided Missile Equipment
Carrier (figs 1-13 and 1-14). The M730A2
transports the M54A5 Chaparral Aerial Intercept
Guided Missile Subsystem. The unarmored carrier
provides nuclear, biological, and chemical warfare
protection for a crew of four.
1-7-8. M741A1 Vulcan Air Defense System
(figs 1-15 and 1-16). The M741A1 is a product
improved version of the M741 Vulcan Air Defense
System. It transports the M163 Vulcan air defense
1-7-9. M901 and M901A1 Improved TOW
Vehicle (figs 1-17 and 1-18). The M901A1 is a
TOW weapon station mounted on a modified
M113A2. The armored carrier provides protection
for both the weapon and the crew. The launcher
platform is attached to an M27 coupola. The
elevating mechanism positions the launcher plat-
form into its stow, reload, and firing positions. The
M901A1 is a product improvement program (PIP)
version of the M901.
1-7-10. M981 FISTV (refer to figs 1-17 and
1-1 8). The weapon station contains the Ground/
Vehicle Laser Locator Designator, which is used
for target designation. The armored carrier pro-
vides protection for both the weapon and the
crew. The turret is designed to look like the
1-7-11. M1015A1 Electronic Warfare (EW)
Shelter Carrier (figs 1-19 and 1-20). This vehi-
cle provides a carrier for EW Systems.
1-7-12. Ml 059 Carrier, Smoke Generator
(figs 1-21 and 1-22). The armored carrier pro-
vides protection for the smoke-generating equip-
ment and crew. The M1059 can generate smoke
continuously for 1 hour. The XM1011, Large Area
Mobile Projected Smoke System (LAMPSS) Car-
rier, will partially replace the M1059. Unless
otherwise instructed, follow the transport guidance
for the M1059.
1-7-13. M1064 Carrier, 120-mm Mortar (figs
1-23 and 1-24). The M1064 is a modification of
the M106A2 carrier. It has external fuel tanks and
is modified internally to carry the 120-mm mortar.