3.5.6 PTO. When a PTO is required by mounted equipment, it shall be of a rated
capacity to operate that powered equipment. Controls to operate the PTO shall be in the truck
cab, accessible to the seated driver. There shall be a caution decal or plate near the PTO
controls, complying with 3.10.5, reading "DO NOT OPERATE VEHICLE AT HIGHWAY
SPEEDS WITH POWER TAKEOFF ENGAGED." Angles at PTO driveline universal joints
shall be not more than 16 degrees.
3.5.7 Wood treatment. Wood in stake and van bodies, except for the breaker strip, shall
have wood treatment as specified in MIL-STD-1223.
3.5.8 Brushguard. Model 4x4, 6x6 and 8x6 vehicles shall have a radiator and head
1 amp brushguard. When the headlamps are recessed in and protected by the front bumper, a
headlamp brushguard is not required.
3.5.9 Tool box. When specified (see 6.2), the vehicle shall have a tool box. Minimum
dimensions shall be 560 mm (22 inches) by 560 mm (22 inches) by 300 mm (12 inches). The
door opening shall be not less than 510 mm (20 inches) by 250 mm (10 inches) in size. The tool
box shall be made of not less than 2.657 mm (12 gage) (0.1046 inch) steel or of equivalent
strength aluminum. The box shall be weatherproof and shall provide for locking with a padlock.
22.214.171.124 Tool box location. The tool box shall be to the immediate rear of the cab, on the
curbside of the vehicle. The tool box shall not reduce the ground clearance or ramp breakover
angle of the vehicle, as found before the tool box is mounted.
3.5.10 Amber warning light. When specified (see 6.2), an amber rotating warning light,
conforming to MS 51317-4 shall be mounted with reinforcement on the cab roof centerline. The
light shall provide 360-degree visibility. The light shall have a separate switch and a red
indicator light on the instrument panel. The light and switch shall be marked in accordance with
3.10.5 to indicate their function.
3.5.11 Floodlights. When specified (see 6.2), four sealed-beam 12-volt floodlights shall
be provided. The lights shall conform to SAE J598. The floodlights shall be not less than
100 mm (4 inches) in diameter with a rating of not less than 1500 candela (1500 candlepower)
126.96.36.199 Swivel flood lights. Two floodlights shall be of the swivel type, mounted at the
rear of the cab, near the roof. A single on/off switch for these two lights, marked in accordance
with 3.10.5 to indicate the function and the position of the switch, shall be mounted in the cab,
accessible to the seated driver.