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NEWS | March 9, 2022

M113A3-Series FOV: Periscope Stowage Box Pin Replacement


Dear Half-Mast,
        
I need to replace the pins and their springs for the periscope stowage box on an M113A3 armored personnel carrier. The pins hold the periscope in place while driving. The stowage box is inside the M113A3 on the right rear side.
        
I can't find the pins in any TM. This is what I need:
 
Periscope stowage box pin and spring
Periscope stowage box pin and spring
 

Can you help?

Mr. R.J.

Dear Mr. R.J.,
        
Sure can! Here’s everything you need to replace the periscope holder pins:
 
Item/Part NSN
Cotter pin 5315-00-839-2326
Flat washer 5310-00-081-4219
Spring 5360-00-776-1546
Hook 5340-00-932-4989
 
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