REPLACE FRONT ARMOR (M113A3 ONLY)
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Removal (page 0749 00-1).
Disassembly (page 0749 00-5).
Assembly (page 0749 00-8).
Installation (page 0749 00-10).
Tools and Special Tools
General Mechanics Tool Kit (WP 0926 00, Item 65)
Lifting device rated at 200 lb (91 kg) minimum
Sealing compound (WP 0928 00, Item 55)
See your -10
Engine stopped (see your -10)
Carrier blocked (see your -10)
Trim vane lowered (see your -10)
Smoke grenade launchers removed (WP 0455 00)
Armor plates are heavy. Be sure to support plate properly to avoid injury to personnel.
There are two armor kits, 57K0429 and 57K0467. Steps apply to both kits unless otherwise
Some armor plates in this task weigh over 130 lb. Use lifting device and helper to support and