16 May '12, 3am

Often under‐appreciated, updated equipment manuals are critical to #Soldiers in the field @101stAASLTDIV @Picatinny_NJ

Often under‐appreciated, updated equipment manuals are critical to #Soldiers in the field @101stAASLTDIV @Picatinny_NJ

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. (May 8, 2012) -- An often under-appreciated aspect of equipment upgrades is the need for revised technical manuals, which are critically important because they provide Soldiers with the procedures to troubleshoot and repair life-saving equipment in the field. To ensure that Picatinny's new digitized M119A2 Howitzer technical manual will adequately support maintenance repairs, Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky., recently assisted the M119A2 Howitzer Logistics Team complete the last phase of logistics training. The M119A2 is a lightweight 105mm Howitzer that provides suppressive and protective fires for Infantry Brigade Combat Teams. "The upgraded M119A2 Howitzer will be equipped with a Digital Fire Control System that integrates an inertial navigation system with guided-precision system technology to give the ...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/79456/

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