LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTSCONTINUED
M578 RECOVERY VEHICLE CAB VIEW, CUTAWAY
TOW WINCH. Tow winch is a two-speed,
planetary-geared unit with an internal
automatic brake. Winch is hydraulically
powered and has a capacity of 60,000 lb
(27,240 kg) with l-in. (2.5 cm) wire rope.
BOOM, WINCH, AND CAB CONTROLS.
These controls allow the operator to raise
and lower boom, traverse cab, and
operate boom and tow winches.
BOOM WINCH. Boom winch is a two-
speed, planetary-geared unit with an inter-
nal automatic brake. Winch is hydraulically
powered and has a capacity of 30,000 lb
(13,620 kg) with 5/8-in. (1.6 cm) wire
rope and two-part line.
HYDRAULIC OIL RESERVOIR. Hydraulic oil
reservoir provides reserve capacity and in-
sures a steady supply of hydraulic oil to
RADIO AND INTERCOMMUNICATION
EQUIPMENT. This equipment allows the
crew to maintain communication with
driver and outside command posts.
GAS-PARTICULATE FILTER UNIT. This
filter unit provides protection for the crew
against toxic gases (except carbon monox-
ide) and extremely dusty conditions.