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1

What are the two (2) missions of the tank battalion?

to close with and destroy the enemy by using armor-protected firepower, shock effect, and maneuver

and to provide anti-mechanized fire in support of the Marine division

2

What is the cruising range for the M1A1?

289 miles (465.29km) w/o NBC system
279 miles (449.19km) with NBC system

3

What is the max speed for the M1A1?

42 mph (67.72km) (governed)
30 mph (48.3km) (cross country)

4

What is the crew for the M1A1?

driver
loader
gunner
tank commander

5

What is the main weapon on the M1A1?

120mm M256 main gun

6

What are the secondary weapons on the M1A1?

.50 cal M2 machine gun
7.62mm M240 machine guns

7

What are the improvements of the M1A1 over the M1?

NBC overpressure system
Deep Water Fording Kit (DWFK)
Position Locating Reporting System (PLRS)
Enhanced ship tie downs
Digital Electronic control unit (DECU)

8

What is the primary task of the TOW missile system?

to engage and destroy enemy armored vehicles

9

What are the secondary tasks of the TOW missile system?

destroy other point targets such as non-armored vehicles, crew served weapons and launchers

10

What is the max effective range of the TOW?

2..33 miles (3.75km)

11

what is the maintenance-free storage life of a TOW missile?

20 years

12

What is the nomenclature of the Hercules Recovery Vehicle?

M88A1E1

13

What is the nomenclature for the Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge?

M60A1 AVLB

14

What are the 3 major sections of the AVLB?

launcher
hull
bridge

15

what is the load bearing capacity of the bridge that is utilized by the AVLB?

up to class 60

16

How quickly can bridge emplacement be accomplished with the AVLB?

2-5 minutes

17

How quickly can bridge retrieval be accomplished with the AVLB?

10 minutes

18

What is the roadway width of the AVLB?

12 feet 6 inches

19

What are the two (2) missions of the tank battalion?

to close with and destroy the enemy by using armor-protected firepower, shock effect, and maneuver,

and to provide anti-mechanized fire in support of the Marine division

20

What is the cruising range for the M1A1?

289 miles (465.29km) w/o NBC system
279 miles (449.19km) with NBC system

21

What is the max speed for the M1A1?

42 mph (67.72km) (governed)
30 mph (48.3km) (cross country)

22

What is the crew for the M1A1?

driver
loader
gunner
tank commander

23

What is the main weapon on the M1A1?

120mm M256 main gun

24

What are the secondary weapons on the M1A1?

.50 cal M2 machine gun
7.62mm M240 machine guns

25

What are the improvements of the M1A1 over the M1?

NBC overpressure system
Deep Water Fording Kit (DWFK)
Position Locating Reporting System (PLRS)
Enhanced ship tie downs
Digital Electronic control unit (DECU)

26

What is the primary task of the TOW missile system?

to engage and destroy enemy armored vehicles

27

What are the secondary tasks of the TOW missile system?

destroy other point targets such as non-armored vehicles, crew served weapons and launchers

28

What is the max effective range of the TOW?

2..33 miles (3.75km)

29

what is the maintenance-free storage life of a TOW missile?

20 years

30

What is the nomenclature of the Hercules Recovery Vehicle?

M88A1E1

31

What is the nomenclature for the Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge?

M60A1 AVLB

32

What are the 3 major sections of the AVLB?

launcher
hull
bridge

33

what is the load bearing capacity of the bridge that is utilized by the AVLB?

up to class 60

34

How quickly can bridge emplacement be accomplished with the AVLB?

2-5 minutes

35

How quickly can bridge retrieval be accomplished with the AVLB?

10 minutes

36

What is the roadway width of the AVLB?

12 feet 6 inches