Section I. GENERAL
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General, U.S. Army Mobility Equipment Command,
a. These instructions are published for us by
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personnel to whom the expandable shelter is issued.
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organizational maintenance of equipment, accessories,
1-2. (Record and Report Forms
components and attachments. Chapters 4 through 10
provide information for direct and general support
a. DA Form 2258 (Depreservation Guide for
maintenance. Also included are descriptions of main
Vehicles and Equipment).
units and their functions in relationship t other
b. For other record and report forms applicable to
organizational maintenance, refer to TM 38-750.
nomenclature callouts on illustrations indicate, quantity;
Note. Applicable forms, excluding Standard Form
numbers preceding nomenclature callouts indicate
46 (United States Government Motor Vehicles Operators
Identification Card) which is carried by the operator, shall
recommendations for improving this publication by the
be kept in a canvas bag mounted on equipment.
individual user is encouraged.
Reports should be
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND TABULATED DATA
brackets, scrub sinks, sponge racks, X-ray illuminators, a
chart holder, etc, when used as an operating room or
central material supply (CMS).
The shelter has
a. General. The expendable shelter is a element
provisions for the attachment of such optional equipment
of the Medical Unit Self Contained Transportable and
as a humidifier and 24 volt dc power supply for surgical
provides an environment controlled shelter for surgeries,
lights. An airlock chamber secured to the shelter over
laboratories pharmacies, central material supplies, X-ray
the door provides an entry and exit vestibule to restrict
facilities, or other similar uses (fig. 1-1 and 1-2). The
entry of drafts, dust, etc, into the expandable shelter. An
shelter is an expandable structure constructed of
electrical system provides for distribution of 120-240
aluminum-faced foam filled honeycomb panels. The
volts, 60 Hertz and 120/208 volts, 400 Hertz power within
shelter is supported by a central skid base, and is
the shelter. A conditioned air duct provides passage for
equipped wit built-in leveling jacks. The basic shelter
conditioned air from an
includes imbedded inserts for the mounting of medical
equipment such as surgical light intravenous (I.V.)