CLASSIFICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
See TM 9-1300-200 for classification and identification of ammunition that could be used with the M548A1 and M548A3
CARE HANDLING AND PRESERVATION. See TM 9-1300-206 for care, handling, and preservation of ammunition.
MACHINE GUN AMMUNITION
The machine gun mounting kits provide stowage for two boxes of ammunition on the front mount supports, plus one box of
ammunition carried as ready rounds. If the cal.50 machine gun M2 is mounted on the carrier, 300 rounds of cal.50
ammunition are authorized. If the 7.62-mm machine gun M60 is mounted on the carrier, 660 rounds of 7.62-mm ammunition
The carrier provides stowage inside the cab for two cases of rifle ammunition. The ammunition cases are stowed on the cab
floor plate just below the right cab door. Either 5.56-mm ammunition or 7.62-mm ammunition could be issued, depending on
the type of rifle youre carrying. Whichever type of ammunition is use, 360 rounds are authorized for a two-man carrier crew.
If you are carrying a material handling crew or other passengers, they could have additional ammunition for their rifles. No
special stowage is provided for additional ammunition.
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