Section I. G E N E R A L INFORMATION
a. Type of Manual: Operator's, Unit, Direct Support and General Support Maintenance
b. Model Number and Equipment Name: Air Conditioner, 9,000 BTU/HR, Vertical,
Compact, 115 Volt, 1-Phase, 50/60 Hertz, Model Number ECU-9VC116.
Purpose of Equipment: Cools and heats enclosed space (shelter or van). The unit
covered by this manual is designed for cooling and heating air to a desired predetermined range
and circulating the conditioned air to provide heating and cooling of equipment or personnel
within the sheltered area.
Department of the Army forms and procedures used equipment maintenance will be those
prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Command decisions, according to the tactical situation, will determine when destruction of the air
conditioner will be accomplished. A destruction plan will be prepared by the using organization,
unless one has been prepared by higher authority. For general destruction procedures for this
equipment, refer to TM 750-244-3, Procedures for Destruction of Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use.
PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Administrative storage of the air conditioner shall conform generally with the provisions of TM
740-90-1, Administrative Storage of Equipment.
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIRs)
If your air conditioner needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only
one who can tell us what you don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the
design. Tell us why a procedure is hard to perform. Put it on an SF-368 (Quality Deficiency Report).
Mail it to us at Commander, Headquarters, U.S. Army Troop Support Command, ATTN:
AMSTR-MOF, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63120-1798. We'll send you a reply.