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TM 55-1905-223-24-12
CHAPTER 1
INTRODUCTION
Page
Section I
General Information ......................................................................................................... 1-1
Section II
Equipment Description and Data ...................................................................................... 1-2
Section III
Principles of Operation .................................................................................................... 1-5
Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
1-1.
Scope. The scope of this manual is as follows:
a. Type of Manual. Unit, intermediate direct support, and intermediate general support maintenance
manual.
b. Name of Equipment. The equipment covered by this manual is the fire pump subsystem that is installed
aboard the LCU 2000 Class watercraft. See FIGURE 1-1. Operation of the fire pump subsystem is covered in
TM 55-1905-223-10. Components of the fire pump subsystem are:
(1)
Auxiliary Fire Pump Assembly.
(2)
Centrifugal Pump Unit.
c. Purpose of Equipment. The fire pump subsystem pumps seawater into firemainpiping for onboard or off-
vessel firefighting.
1-2.  Maintenance Forms, Records and Reports. Department of the Army forms and procedures used for
equipment maintenance are prescribed by DA Pam 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System.
1-3.  Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use. Refer to TM 750-244-3 for instructions covering
the destruction of Army Materiel to prevent enemy use.
1-4.  Reporting Errors and Recommending Improvements. If your equipment needs improvement, let us
know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you don't like about your
equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to
Commander, U.S. Army Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-QX, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, MO
63120-1798. A reply will be sent directly to you.
1-5.  Preparation for Storage or Shipment. Administrative storage of equipment issued to and used by
Army activities will have preventive maintenance performed in accordance with the Preventive Maintenance
Checks and Services (PMCS) charts before storing. When removing the equipment from administrative
storage, the PMCS should be performed to assure operational readiness. Disassembly, and repacking of
equipment for shipment or short term storage, are covered in paragraphs 2-25, 3-17 and 4-16.
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