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M1231 Husky: Get the Water Out!
By | May 16, 2022
Operators, too much water in your Husky’s fuel system will leave the vehicle’s engine running rough or not at all. Keep reading to learn more...

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MK III VMMD Husky: Ink Spray Hoses
By | March 31, 2022
Operators, make sure the MK III VMMD Husky’s ink spray hoses are properly routed, attached and tucked away whenever the vehicle’s mine detector heads are in the elevated position. Here's why...

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M1272 Buffalo: TM Missing Tire Chain Instructions
By | March 25, 2022
Operators, TM 9-2355-352-10 (Jun 20) for the Buffalo, doesn’t have installation and removal instructions for tire chains. Read on to get info...

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RCV Buffalo A2: Follow These Seven PM and Safety Pointers
By | March 24, 2022
Crewman, keep the following preventive maintenance (PM) pointers in mind. They’ll keep your RCV Buffalo A2 mission-ready...

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RCV Buffalo A2: When Water is Your Enemy
By | March 24, 2022
Water collects in the hull of the Buffalo A2 like a rain barrel on the side of a barn. Water drips off wet boots and uniforms, trickles in from the top of the vehicle, and more. Read on to learn ways to prevent water damage...

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M160 Light Flail: Maintenance and Training Updates
By | Feb. 14, 2022
Operators and mechanics, upgrades to the M160 light flail robotic system continue to improve the vehicle’s mission to detonate buried mines and scout ahead of HUSKY bomb-detecting vehicles. Here are recent maintenance and...

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M1231 HUSKY: CTIS Pressure Settings
By | March 4, 2021
Operators and mechanics, if MWO 9-2355-316-50-7 was applied to your unit’s M1231 HUSKY, make sure the central tire inflation system’s (CTIS’s) “ROAD” pressure setting is only used with the Michelin wheel assembly, NSN...

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MK III VMMD HUSKY: Forage for Storage Info!
By | Nov. 17, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 776 (Jul 17), p. 21. Operators, did you know that storing your Husky for six months or longer requires specific tasks and tools? Proper storage is vital to keep the vehicle ready when...

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MK III VMMD HUSKY: Battery Drain a Real Pain
By | Oct. 28, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 769 (Dec 16), p. 14. Dead batteries and the Husky seem to go hand-in-hand, especially when your vehicle sits for long periods in cold weather. To keep batteries charged,...

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M1231 MK II/III VMMD Husky: INK TANK ALERT!
By | Oct. 22, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 769 (Dec 16), p. 13. Operators, cold weather can spell D-O-O-M for the ink tank on the left side of your Husky’s cab. The water/ink solution inside the tank will freeze when temperatures...

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M1272 Buffalo: The Pain of Battery Drain
By | Oct. 7, 2020
This article initially appeared in PS 775 (Jun 17), p. 15. It’s no secret that electronics inside the M1272 Buffalo have a bad habit of running the vehicle’s batteries dry. And those batteries can lose their charge in just a...

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M1231 Husky: Loose Nut a Suspension Killer
By | June 17, 2020
Operators, during the BEFORE and AFTER PMCS on your M1231 Husky, look for loose hardware on the lower shock absorber bracket. The vehicle is NMC if the bracket, bolt, or locknut is loose, damaged or missing. Vehicle vibration...

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MK-155 MICLIC: Lube It or Lose It
By | Feb. 27, 2020
The MK-155 MICLIC is your best insurance policy when you’re dealing with mine fields. It can quickly clear a safe path to follow. ...

If you have comments or questions about the installation, removal, troubleshooting, repair and calibration of HMDS components, this article provides the points-of-contact to reach out to.
AN/VSS-6A HMDS: Here's the Contacts for Maintenance Issues
By | Sept. 11, 2019
Many components on the AN/VSS-6A Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) need specialized attention to keep the ground penetrating radar (GPR) running smoothly and mission-ready. If you need assistance, here's who to reach out...

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M7 Spider Area Denial System: Lithium Battery Safety
By | Aug. 1, 2019
If you don’t follow basic safety rules for your M7 Spider area denial system’s lithium batteries, equipment damage or even injuries could result!...