General Information (Cont)
1-43. REFERENCE INFORMATION (CONT).
b. Abbreviations (Cont).
L/min - Liters Per Minute
m - Meters
mm - Millimeter
MOPP - Mission Oriented Protective Posture
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
PMCS - Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
psi - Pounds Per Square Inch
PTO - Power Take Off
PTT - Push To Talk
RPM - Revolutions Per Minute
SCBA - Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
TFFT - Tactical Fire Fighting Truck
VAC - Volt Alternating Current
VDC - Volt Direct Current
V - Volt
W - Watt
SINCGARS - Single Channel Ground and Airborn Radio System
SECTION VII. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
1-44. EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES.
a. Characteristics. The M1142 vehicle is a Tactical Fire Fighting Truck
capable of extinguishing aircraft, petroleum, brush, wildland, and structural
fires at isolated military installations.
The M1142 is built on a modified M977 chassis. The modifications made to
the M977 chassis are:
The location of the HEMTT air compressor & hydraulic pump have
been reversed, in order to accept the new transmission.
Fuel tank and chassis batteries have been lowered slightly to allow
room for the crew cab.
A mounting bracket has been added on front of cab for bumper turret.
Personnel cab roof has been modified to accept lightbars and turret.
Springs have been updated for 66,000 lbs (29,964 kg) GVWR.