Recovery vehicles are used in situations where self/like-
vehicle recovery is not possible due to the severity of the situa-
tion, safety considerations, or the inability to use like-vehicle
assets employed in their primary function.
Recovery managers must ensure recovery vehicles are
used only when required and returned quickly to a central
location to support the unit. In addition to it's recovery mission,
this equipment is often used for heavy lifting required in mainte-
Recovery manager/supervisors must use all available re-
sources carefully to provide sustained support.
PRINCIPLES OF RECOVERY
Recovery is performed to:
Retrieve damaged equipment for repair and return to
Retrieve abandoned equipment for further use.
Prevent enemy capture of equipment.
purposes or for use by us or allied forces.