M1068 STANDARDIZED INTEGRATED
COMMAND POST SYSTEM
This carrier is designed as a command post and staff office. It has a crew of four,
including the driver. The M1068s capabilities and features are:
travels easily over rough terrain.
fords water up to 40 inches deep.
can move at high speeds on improved roads and highways.
is air transportable, but not parachute droppable.
provides protection for field commanders in a tactical environment.
has a 4.2 KW generator set for communication and lighting power.
has a tent stowed on the left side top plate to extend the work area.
is propelled and steered on land and in water by tracks.
has M17 periscopes around the drivers hatch for vision when buttoned up.
It has an M19 periscope stowed near the driver. The periscope can be installed in
drivers hatch to provide night vision under blackout conditions.
It can be equipped to carry a NBC (gas particulate filter) unit, drivers windshield
kit, and engine coolant heater kit (for cold weather operation).
It has a power enclosure panel to provide AC & DC power to outlets around the
interior of the vehicle.
It has an external communications entry box.
It has an external power entry box which provides the ability to recieve or supply
AC power and also contains a grounding lug for the surface wire grounding kit.
It has two internal fluorescent work lights.
Operating procedures peculiar to the M1068 Standardized Integrated Command
Post System are covered in Chapter 4.