SECTION II: EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
PAINTING AND RESTENCILING MARKINGS
Stenciled markings must be renewed periodically because of weathering or repainting. To restencil markings, paint
lusterless black on forest green background. U.S. Army and vehicular registration markings are approximately 3 in. (76
mm) high in block, Gothic, capital letters. Locational marking letters (such as: Tow Bar, Tie Down, etc.) are 1/2 in. (13
mm) high (within 1.16 in. [29.5 mm] ), 3/32 in. (2.4 mm) wide (within 1/32 in. [0.8 mm] ), and spaced 1/4 in. (6.4 mm)
between lines. Refer to the locator view (Figure 1-4) for required stenciled markings and location of lettering positions.
Instructions for the preparation of the materiel for painting, methods of painting, and materials to be used are contained
in TM 43-0139 and AR 746-1. Instructions for camouflage painting are contained in FM 5-20. See Chapter 2 for
instructions on painting fender walkways.