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Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-7. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES.
Characteristics, capabilities, and features of the Food Sanitation Center Include:
a. Used with the Modular Field Kitchen.
b. Used with the Trailer Mounted Field Kitchen.
c. Sanitize pots, pans and utensils used to feed troop units in the field.
d. Protects personnel, performing sanitizing activities from weather.
e. Major components are portable by two soldiers.
f. Sets-up on-site within 1-hour by four soldiers and prepares for movement within 30-minutes.
g. Provides sanitizing services for kitchens serving up to 400 troops on a sustaining basis.
h. Two FSC's may be combined to double capacity.
i. Day and night operation.
j. Transported on 5-ton tactical cargo vehicle, or 2-1/2 ton tactical cargo vehicle.
1-8. LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS (FIG. 1-1).
TENT (1) Contains all food sanitation equipment and protects personnel from weather.
LANTERN (2) Two gasoline lanterns used for night operations. ELECTRIC LIGHT (2) Two electric light assemblies
used for night operations. The electrical lights are used in place of the lanterns.
STORAGE RACK ASSEMBLY (3) Two storage rack assembly sets (each set formed by stacking three rack
SINK ASSEMBLY (4) Three sink assemblies held together by two adapters over edge of sinks. Includes base and
burner racks for installation of burners.
M2 BURNER UNIT/MODERN BURNER UNIT (MBU) (5) Three burner units are used to heat water In sink assemblies.
DRAIN TABLE (6) One drain table hooked to end of sink assembly: inclined for draining water.
WORK TABLE (7) Used as work area.
1-9. EQUIPMENT DATA (CONT).
(a) Frame supported, 16 feet x 20 feet or MGPTS, small with internal Y pole
(b) Provided with doorways on each side
(c) Screened roof vents with flaps
(d) Windows on each side
(e) One stove pipe opening in roof , the MGPTS small will have 2 stove pipe openings
(f) Equipped with cotton liner for cold weather operations.
(g) Provided with tent fly to minimize the solar load In hot environments, and to permit the roof
vents to be opened in bad weather.