1. Purpose. The purpose of this modification is to replace the wire rope assembly on the D5B Series tractors with
a higher rated capacity wire rope assembly.
2. Priority. This modification is classified URGENT.
a. EQUlPMENT IN USE. (including equipment in supply or maintenance activities below depot level and equip-
ment in administrative storage). Equipment in use will be modified as soon as practicable, but no later than the
scheduled completion date. Equipment not modified after expiration of MWO completion date will be reported as
Non-Mission Capable Materiel (NMCM) in accordance with applicable Army regulations.
b. EQUIPMENT IN WHOLESALE DEPOT SUPPLY OR MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES. All MWOs to include
MWOs which have been incorporated into DMWRs, will be accomplished on serviceable materiel prior to issue
and/or subsequent to scheduled completion date. Operational Project Stock stored at the depots will be modified
concurrently with depot stock. Issue of unmodified materiel is prohibited. The MWO will be applied to unserviceable
materiel during scheduled depot maintenance.
c. PRE-POSITIONED STOCK. Equipment which is pre-positioned will be modified during cyclic maintenance
and will be consistent with DA PAM 738-750.
3. End Items or Systems to be Modified. See table 1.
Table 1. End Items or Systems to be Modified
Full Tracked Tractor, D5BS
Full Tracked Tractor, D5BNS
Full Tracked Tractor, D5BS1
Full Tracked Tractor, D5BNS1
4. Assembly to be Modified. Not applicable.
5. Parts to be Modified. Not applicable.
a. TIME COMPLIANCE SCHEDULE. The effective date of this MWO is 1 October 1995 and its completion
date is 1 June 1996.
b. LEVEL OF MAINTENANCE. Organizational maintenance is the lowest level of maintenance authorized
to perform this modification.
c. WORK FORCE AND MAN-HOUR REQUIREMENTS. See table 2