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TM-9-2350-238-20-2 Crane (CAB) Components Recovery Vehicle Full-Tracked: Light Armored M578 (
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LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS - TM-9-2350-238-20-20011
TM
9-2350-238-20-2
1-8.  EQUIPMENT  CHARACTERISTICS,
tow winch mounted in an armored cab. It is
highly mobile and maneuverable and may be
CAPABILITIES,  AND  FEATURES.
air transported. The vehicle is capable of
long-range,  high-speed  operation  on  improved
a. P u r p o s e . T h e
M578
Recoverv
Vehicle
is
roads. It can also traverse rough terrain, mud-
used  to  pick  up  or  tow  disabled  mechanized
dy or marshy ground, snow or ice, and can
equipment, as a crane at repair base, and as
ford streams of a depth of 42 in. (106.7 cm).
a carrying platform for spare parts and
maintenance  personnel.
(2) A  suspension  lockout  system  and  a
spade  assembly  provide  a  stable  platform  and
b. Capabilities
and
Features.
increase  lifting  and  winching  capabilities  of
the vehicle. Suspension lockout system,
boom, winches, cab, and spade are hydrau-
lically  powered.
Do not ford water which exceeds
(3) A  machine  gun  mount  support  is  in-
42 in. (106.7 cm) in depth. Check
stalled  on  the  rigger/gunner  cupola  to  accom-
for soft mud or sandy bottoms.
modate  a  Browning  M2  .50  caliber  machine
gun.
(1) T h e M 5 7 8 R e c o v e r y V e h i c l e i s a
light,  full-tracked,  self-propelled,  diesel-
powered  vehicle  with  a  30,000  lb  (13,620
kg) boom winch and a 60,000 lb (27,240 kg)
1 - 9 . L O C A T I O N A N D D E S C R I P T I O N O F M A J O R C O M P O N E N T S . Refer to TM
9-2350-238-10
for
location
and
description
of
major
components
not
listed
below.
a. Boom  and  Winches  (1). T h e  b o o m  a n d
winch  assembly  includes  a  boom,  boom
winch, and tow winch.
(1) The boom is a tapered box-like steel
structure  pivot  mounted  at  one  end  to  the
cab. The outer end of the boom houses a
pulley over which the boom winch wire rope
travels.  Two  hydraulic  cylinders  are  attached
to the lower edge of the base of the boom.
When the hydraulic cylinders are extended
the boom is raised. When the cylinders are
retracted  the  boom  is  lowered.

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