a. Army equipment placed in administrative storage will have preventive maintenance performed
in accordance with the PMCS tables before storage. When equipment is removed from stor-
age, PMCS will be performed to ensure operational readiness.
b. (F) For administrative storage procedures for Air Force equipment, refer to TO 35-1-4, Pro-
cessing and Inspection of Aerospace Ground Equipment for Storage and Shipment.
Preparation for Shipment and Storage.
a. (A) Army - Refer to TB 740-97-2.
b. (F) Air Force Refer to TO 35-1-4 for component of end item generator sets and TO 38-1-5
for installed engine.
Section Il. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
Description. Power Unit PU-406B/M (figures 1-1 and 1-2) is made up of one Tactical Utility
Generator Set, DOD Model MEP-005A, mounted on a modified M200A1 trailer. The generator set is a
liquid-cooled, diesel engine-driven unit with a load capacity of 30 KW at 50/60 Hz. The trailer is a
two-wheeled unit with dual tires mounted. The trailer has a 2.1/2-ton carrying capacity. The
modifications to the basic trailer provide stowage for the accessories and all equipment necessary for
mobile operation as well as providing a work platform for the operator and maintenance personnel.
Tabulated Data. The tabulated data provides operator and unit level personnel with the
dimensions and weights for Power Unit, PU-406B/M. These specifications are computed from the
combined dimensions and weights of the generator set and trailer as modified for use with the power
unit. Specifications of the individual components can be found in their respective technical
publications. For additional information concerning Generator Set, DOD Model MEP-005A, refer to
TM 5-6115-465-12 and 34. For additional information on the M200A1 trailer, refer to TM 9-2330-
205-14&P. The tabulated data also includes the location and content of all data plates unique to the
a. Identification and Instruction Hates.
(1) Identification Plate.
(a) Location. This plate is located on the front roadside frame between the trailer body and
the drawbar ring.