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HIMARS: Updated Operator Lessons in UTAP for Marines
By | Jan. 26, 2024
Marines, UTAP has recently updated your HIMARS operator lessons 1-5. Get a link to the updates here...

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FMTV and HIMARS: TACOM Safety Message for Cab Raise Procedures
By | Dec. 28, 2022
According to TACOM GSAM 23-004, the FMTV A1, FMTV A1P2 and HIMARS maintenance and operator TMs will be updated with new cab raise procedure and crush hazard WARNINGS. You’ll need to read the message, but first read this...

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Be Prepared for Hot Weather: A List of Must-Read PS Articles
By | June 21, 2022
Soldiers, even though it happens every year, it somehow seems to sneak up on us. It’s summer and the heat is on! Read on to see how to keep you and your equipment cool...

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Ground Vehicles: Drive Like Your Life Depends on It!
By | June 10, 2022
Warfighters, MSG Half-Mast requests you huddle up with your fellow Soldiers and remind them that driving tactical vehicles is serious business. Just how serious is it? Find out here...

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FMTVA1P2, HIMARS, LVAD trucks: Look for Leaks on A/C Compressor
By | May 20, 2021
Operators, during weekly PMCS, you need to do an air conditioning (A/C) leak check on your FMTVA1P2, HIMARS and LVAD trucks. And here's how...

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HIMARS & MLRS: There’s an Approved Alternative CLP
By | March 24, 2021
HIMARS and MLRS operators and mechanics, don’t order the cleaner, lubricant and preservative (CLP), NSN 9150-01-509-2615, that’s listed in TM 9-1055-1646-13&P (Jun 20). Here's what to do instead...

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HIMAR: Frame Rail Check
By | March 4, 2021
This article initially appeared in PS 789 (Aug 18), p. 38-39. The HIMARS chassis’ TM 9-2320-450-13&P in IETM EM0259 (Sep 16) has an error in Step 11 of the Weekly PMCS. This is the correct criteria for frame rail damage…...

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FMTV/HIMARS: Driveshaft U-Joint Kit
By | Nov. 27, 2020
Do you need a U-joint kit for the driveshaft on your unit’s FMTVs or HIMARSs? You can order it using NSN 2520-01-657-8029. Read on for installation tips...

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HIMARS: How-to Tips
By | July 30, 2020
Exercise, exercise, exercise. The worst thing you can do is let your HIMARS sit for weeks. Without exercise, grease coagulates and moving parts like the limit switches and rollers stop moving and start sticking. The flex...

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HIMARS and MLRS: Corrosion Prevention Products
By | June 16, 2020
Soldiers, your HIMARS and MLRS need protection from corrosion. Try protecting them with some of these products. They’re approved for use in preventing corrosion on your unit’s HIMARS and MLRS...

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By | April 15, 2020
Dear Editor, we’ve come up with several tips to help HIMARS stay on the road and on target. Click MORE to discover what these tips are...

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HIMARS/MLRS: Connect to Cable Connector PM
By | Feb. 4, 2020
This article initially appeared in Issue PS 792, pages 44-45. HIMARS and M270A1 MLRS rocket exhaust can do a real number on the cable connectors. The exhaust is extremely corrosive. If it’s allowed to do its worst, you’ll...