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NEWS | July 6, 2023

VOSS: Recycle Old or Used Desiccators

BLUF: Use WP 0030 in TM 5-5895-1984-10 (Oct 16) to inspect or replace the desiccator in the VOSS gimbal. Recycle old or used desiccators.

Photo courtesy OTC

Operators of the vehicle optics sensor systems (VOSS) found in the AN/VSQ-6B, NSN 5895-01-621-7137, and AN/VSQ-6C, NSN 5895-01-684-1489, should retain the old or used dessicators (tube 40% humidity tan), NSN 4710-01-614-3627, in the gimbal, NSN 5855-01-626-6338.

WP 0030 in TM 5-5895-1984-10 (Oct 16) covers the desiccator inspection and replacement process with pictures.

View WP 0030 HERE with your CAC. To download the entire TM, you’ll also need your CAC. Search for it HERE.

Old or used desiccators can be recycled. Ship them to:
Tobyhanna Army Depot
TOBYHANNA, PA 18466-5059
POC: Gary Beal (703) 545-9413
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