Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1.11 EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES.
Integrated, self-contained system.
Transports medical and mission personnel.
Battalion aid station for forward battle areas.
Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) protection provided by agent-impermeable fabric and
positive over pressure.
Capabilities and features.
Use not limited to a particular geographic area.
Capable of operating in temperature ranges between -25F and 120F.
Capable of operating under all types of battlefield conditions, including: Electronic Countermeasures
compounds), fallout, and dust.
Interior of Environmental Control Unit (ECU) and all ECU components normally exposed to
contaminating ambient air or environment are completely accessible and resistant to high-pressure
spraying of decontaminating solutions.
HMT and ECV tires/wheels are interchangeable.
Powered from the ECV or from an external power source.
Transportable by C130, C17, C141 and C5.
Transportable externally by CH47D helicopters.
Transportable via rail and marine transport modes.
1.12 LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS.
The CBPS contains the following assemblies and systems:
TQG and HMT
Pintle assembly is located on ECV rear bumper, but is part of LMS modification.
a. ECV Modification (figure 1-1).
ECV. Serves as a mobile platform and as primary power source for the CBPS.
Primary Hydraulic Pump P1. Provides pressurized hydraulic fluid flow to different components
in ECU when CBPS is operating in internal power mode.