1-2. Record and Report Forms
a. Equipment maintenance forms and procedures
d. Refer to TM 43-0002-85, TM 9-1300-200, and
for their use are prescribed in TM 38-750.
FM 5-25 for destruction instructions on this disperser.
b. Use DD Form 6 (Report of Packaging and
Handling Deficiencies) to report damage or improper
for the Maintenance of Army Materiel, which lists the two
shipment of materiel.
c. Refer to TM 740-90-1, Administrative Storage of
f. Refer to TM 43-0139, Painting Instructions for
Equipment, for administrative storage instructions on the
Field Use, for painting instructions on the disperser.
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
a. Use. This disperser is used on either a low flying
when the pressure group is removed or assembled to.
the base group.
helicopter or a moving ground vehicle to disperse agent
(2) High pressure line section. The high pressure
to control uprisings, disturbances, or riots.
b. General. The disperser (fig. 1-1) consists of the
line section consists of two compressed gas cylinders, a
pressure regulator, a nonmetallic hose assembly, a 0 to
base, the container, the air pressure system, ac-
3,000 psi scale dial indicating pressure gage, an angle
cessories and the parts kit.
Base. The base is an aluminum weldment
valve, a globe valve, a connector block, and a metal tube
assembly plus other miscellaneous hardware.
consisting of a base assembly ring and five tubes. The
(3) Low pressure line section. The low pressure line
tubes have six socket holes and six luggage catches.
section consists of two nonmetallic hose assemblies, a
The socket holes support the socket type feet of the
relief safety valve, a head assembly, a lever plug valve, a
container and the air pressure system. The luggage
pipe cross, and a dial indicating pressure gage with a 0
catches securely fasten the container and the air
to 200 psi scale plus other miscellaneous hardware.
pressure system to the base. The base provides the
base for the container and the air pressure system.
The container is a weldment
consists of two quick disconnect coupling halves, a
check valve, a pipe elbow, a nozzle, a ball valve, and
consisting of the agent container assembly, three socket
other miscellaneous hardware.
type feet, a steel support, and three catch strikes. A
f. Accessories. The accessories (fig. 1-2) consist
clamp, a cover plate, and a packing are removable at the
of hose and helicopter frame tiedowns, preformed
end of the container assembly with the steel neck. The
packings, four snap hook and ring assemblies, a cover
container assembly is filled with agent through the steel
plate, rubber gloves, two M6A2 CB mask hoods, four
neck or through the filling opening in the base end of the
aircraft cargo tiedowns, and a corrugated hose
e. Air Pressure System. The air pressure system
assembly. For ground vehicle riot control missions an
M9 disperser riot control portable gun is a required
consists of four sections: a support section; a high
accessory. The M9 gun consists of a barrel assembly, a
pressure line section; a low pressure line section; and a
valve body, rubber tubing, a trigger safety, trigger spring,
(1) Support section. The support section consists of
and trigger plus other miscellaneous hardware.
nonmetallic hose assembly is required to deliver the
a welded control panel, three socket type feet with catch
agent to the M9 gun.
strikes, and a lifting handle. The lifting handle is used