When striking during NBC mode of operation, ECV must be in MOBILE mode, engine
running, and ESS functioning. The ESS MODE selector switch must be on VENT, HEAT or
COOL for ESS to function. Continuous LMS over pressure must be maintained when ABS is
rolled up and stowed.
To prevent death or injury to LMS crew from contamination, LMS crew must be in full
(24) This completes striking of ABS.
a. Cab Crew Tasks
Do not attempt to lift HMT tongue alone. Lifting heavy HMT tongue alone can cause back
injury. Use crank on front caster to raise HMT tongue.
On HMT (1, figure 2-56), raise rear support leg (2) off ground by turning leg extension (3) so it
clears ground by about six inches.
Crank down caster (4) on front support leg (5) so tongue ring (6) is raised up to clear pintle hook
(7) on ECV.
Open pintle hook (7) on ECV by removing safety pin (8) and lifting top locking latch (9).
Maneuver ECV into position to hook up HMT (1).
Lower HMT tongue ring (6) onto ECV pintle hook (7) by cranking up caster (4). Close locking
latch (9) and insert safety pin (8).
Connect light cable (10), breakaway brake chain (11) and safety chains (12) to ECV.
Raise front support leg (5) and lock in place with pin (13).
Raise rear support leg (2) and lock in place with pin (14).
Release parking brakes (15) on HMT (1).
(10) This completes HMT (1) hookup. Operate ECV as required (refer to TM 9-2320-387-10).
b. LMS Crew Tasks
No tasks required.