Figure 1-12. Semitrailer, supply van, M129A2C, right rear view
a. Type of Manual. Operator, Organizational, Direct Support and General Support Maintenance Manual.
b. Model Numbers and Equipment Names.
M127, M127AI, M127A1C, M127A2C
Semitrailer, Stake: 12-ton, 4-wheel
M128A1, M128A1C, M128A2C
Semitrailer, Van: cargo, 12-ton, 4-wheel
M129A1, M129A1C, M129A2C
Semitrailer, Van: supply, 12-ton, 4-wheel
M129A2C ( Kasel Model)
c. Purpose of Equipment. The semitrailers are intended for use in transporting military supplies and
d. Special Limitations. Do not exceed the load and speed limitation of the semitrailer. The semitrailer is
designed to be towed over smooth, hard-surfaced roads with loads up to 18-tons at speeds as high as 50 mph.
It can also be towed over unimproved roads, trails, and open rolling terrain with loads up to 12-tons at a
sustained speed of 20 mph. The semitrailer should be operated only after being serviced and equipped for
existing climatic conditions.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance wilI be prescribed by
TM 38-750, the Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).