Section I. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
Type of Manual: Operator Organizational and Direct Support Maintenance Manual including
Repair Parts and Special Tools List.
Model Number and Equipment Name:
MSQ - Field Range Outfit and Associated Accessory Outfits.
Purpose of Equipment: The range (Figure 1-1) is used to cook food in the field.
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those presribed by DA PAM
738-750. The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1-3. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR).
If your field range outfit 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. Tell us why a procedure is hard
to perform. Put it on an SF 368 (Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at: Commander, U.S. Army Soldier Biological
and Chemical Command, ATTN: AMSSB-RIM-L(N), Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760-5052. We'll send you a reply.
Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
1-4 .EQUIPMENT PURPOSE, CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES.
Purposes of Field Range Outfit. A portable range used to cook food in the field.
Capabilities and Features.
PORTABLE - Used in the field or in an indoor area with proper ventilation.
SELF- CONTAINED - Has a fuel supply tank and heat producing burner.
USED FOR - Cooking or baking.
COMPLETE - Contains all pots, pans, knives, forks and spoons, needed for cooking and a cabinet
in which to cook.
The field range outfit consists of a range cabinet and burner unit, plug pots, pans, and other cooking utensils, and
equipment for preparing food in the field or in an indoor area with proper ventilation.
The burner unit is:
SELF- CONTAINED - Has its own fuel tank for gasoline, a fire-heat assembly, and heat generator.
PORTABLE - Can be used with cabinet or by itself.