28 March 1989
BLADE, MINE CLEARING
This specification is approved for use within the USA Belvoir Research, Development and Engineering
Center, Department of the Army, and is available for use by all Departments and Agencies of the
Department of Defense.
1.1 Purpose. This specification defines the mine clearing blade system (MCBS) which is mounted on
the M1 series main battle tanks.
2. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS
2.1 Government documents.
2.1.1 Specifications, standards, and handbooks. The following specifications, standards, and
handbooks form a part of this document to the extent specified herein. Unless otherwise specified, the
issues of these documents are those listed in the issue of the Department of Defense Index of Specifications
and Standards (DODISS) and supplement thereto, cited in the solicitation (see 6.2).
Tape Pressure Sensitive Box Closure.
Tape, Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive, Box Closure.
Cleaning Method and Pretreatment of Ferrous Surfaces for Organic Coatings.
Damping Fluid, Silicone Base (Dimethyl Polysilamne).
Tape, Packaging, Waterproof.
Boxes, Wood, Cleated-Plywood.
Boxes, Wood, Nailed and Lock-Corner.
- Crates, Wood; Lumber and Plywood Sheathed Nailed and Bolted.
- Preservation, Methods of.
- Barrier Material, Greaseproofed, Waterproofed Flexible.
Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may be of use in
improving this document should be addressed to: USA Belvoir Research, Development, and Engineering
Center, ATTN: STRBE-TSE, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5606 by using the self-addressed standardization
Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document or by letter.
DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited.