SECTION I GENERAL INFORMATION
Destruction of Army Materiel to
Maintenance Forms, Records,
Prevent Enemy Use
Preparation for Storage or Shipment
Reporting Equipment Improvement
SECTION II EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
Equipment Characteristics, Capabilities
Location of Major Components
Location of Safety Decals
SECTION III TECHNICAL PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
Earth Auger Assembly
SECTION I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual. Operator, Unit, and Direct Support Maintenance Manual (Including Repair Parts and Special
Model Number and Equipment Name. LOWE Earth Auger Assembly, Model 1650EH-MS. Attaches to SEE
Vehicle (Small Emplacement Excavator).
Purpose of Equipment. Earth Auger Assembly is used for boring 12" holes in natural earth soil, to a depth of
approximately 72 inches (6 feet). These holes are used for countermobility, survivability, and sustainment
engineering missions, such as emplacing pumps, slurry and cratering explosives, and setting utility posts and
1-2. Maintenance Forms Records and Reports.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be those prescribed by DA
PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management Systems (TAMMS).
1-3. Reporting Equipment Improvement Recommendations (EIRs).
If your Earth Auger Assembly 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 or
performance, put it on an SF 368 (Product Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at Commander, U.S. Army
Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-GF, Warren, MI 483975000. We'll send you a
1-4. Destruction of Army Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use.
Refer to TM 750-244-6, Procedures for Destruction of Tank-Automotive Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use.